Coordinates: Velachery taluk is a taluk of the city district of Chennai in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It was formed in December 2013 from parts of the erstwhile Mambalam-Guindy and Mylapore-Triplicane taluks. It comprises the neighbourhoods of Besant Nagar, Tharamani, Thiruvanmiyur and Velachery.
- Julie Mariappan (21 December 2013). "Chennai now has 10 taluks, as govt gets close to you". The Times of India.