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Oorapakkam, Urapakkam
Panoramic view of Urappakkam
Panoramic view of Urappakkam

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Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kancheepuram
Metro Chennai
 • Type Panchayat
Population (2011)
 • Total 29,122
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 603202, 603210 , 603211
Vehicle registration TN-19,TN-11

Urappakkam is located in a suburb of south-west Chennai metro city and census town in Kancheepuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The population was 13,445 during the 2001 Indian census.The population has increased significantly to 29,122 in 2011.

Urappakkam is a fast-growing locality among the southern urbs of Chennai. Urappakkam is located in Kancheepuram District. It is situated on the busy National Highway 45. It is situated between Tambaram and Chengalpattu at a distance of 8 km from Tambaram and 21 km from Chengalpattu. The pincode for Urapakkam is 603202 (guduvancherry,karanai-puducherry) 603210 (Urapakkam East) and 603211(Urapakkam West). With the southern limit of Chennai Metropolitan Area expanded till Vandalur, Urapakkam has become the Gateway of South Chennai on GST Road.

Urappakkam is served by the Urappakkam railway station of the Chennai Suburban Railway Network and has two bus stops.


Urappakkam is located in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu. It belongs to the Kanchipuram District, Chengalpet Taluk. It is located between Vandalur and Guduvancheri. The railway line that runs through it separates the place into Urappakkam east and Urappakkam west. Urappakkam is bound on the western side by the Madambakkam and Adhanur villages, the eastern side by periyar nagar,Karanai-Puducheri(belong to karanaipuducheri panchyat) and Iyenchery villages(Part of Urappakkam Panchyat), the northern side by Vandalur, and the southern side by Guduvancheri. Also, it is very close to the fast-developing corridors like Vandalur-Kelambakkam Road, SP Koil-Oragadam-Sriperumbudur Road, and the Outer Ring Road (Vandalur to Minjur). r The Urappakkam Panchayat belongs to the Kattankulathur Panchayat Union. The village that buffers Urappakkam with Guduvancheri is Nandivaram and the village that buffers Urappakkam with Vandalur is

Civic Amenities

Urappakkam is supported by a fully functional electricity board and a village panchayat office. It has two sub post offices - one in east and the other is in west. Despite growth, some parts of Urappakkam lacks basic civic amenities such as water and good roads. [3]

Educational institutions



Urappakkam is strategically located on GST Road and has good road connectivity to major locations like Airport, Tambaram, Mahindra City, OMR, ORR, Oragadam, Sriperumbudur, etc. Urappakkam has an added advantage of good connectivity via Suburban railway network (Chennai Beach-Tambaram-Chengalpattu).

  • Nearest Bus Stops - Tea Shop and Govt. School (even some SETC buses stop here)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Urappakkam

Some MTC buses passing through Urappakkam are :

Route Number Destination
XPP21 Broadway - Guduvancheri
W500CV C.M.B.T. - Chenglepet N.T.
M55B Guduvancheri - Pazhanthandalam
X500A Hasthinapuram - Chenglepet N.T.
M18G Hasthinapuram - Guduvancheri
XE18, WE18V, SE18, SPP21 High Court - Guduvancheri
S518EX High Court - Maraimalai Nagar I.E.
S500B High Court - S.P.Koil
X70V Koymabedu Market - Guduvancheri
M18N Nanganallur - Guduvancheri
M52EXT Pozhichalur - Guduvancheri
118P Puzhuthivakkam B.S - Guduvancheri
S500, W500V, X500 T.Nagar - Chenglepet N.T.
G18NS, LG18, SG18, XG18 T.Nagar - Guduvancheri
XG118 T.Nagar - Kavanoor Koot Road
S518 T.Nagar - Maraimalai Nagar I.E.
M500 Tambaram - Chenglepet N.T.
M18 Tambaram - Guduvanchery
18L, M18L Tambaram - Madambakkam
M118 Tambaram - Maraimalai Nagar I.E.
X555N Tambaram - Thirupporur
XG70, SG70 Vadapalani B.S - Guduvancheri
V 21 Guduvancheri B.S - Thiruvanmiyur B.S
W500VV, 500J Velachery - Chenglepet N.T.
T51S Guduvancheri - Thiruvanmiyur
A21extn Gudavancheri - Okiyam Thoraipakkam
S5 Perungulathur - Arangal

Suburban Train Timings



See also


  1. ^ [1], [2]

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