Coordinates: 12°58′30″N 80°08′05″E / 12.975000°N 80.134722°E / 12.975000; 80.134722Coordinates: 12°58′30″N 80°08′05″E / 12.975000°N 80.134722°E / 12.975000; 80.134722
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Kancheepuram
Metro Chennai
  Municipal Chairman C.V Elangovan (ADMK PARTY)
Population (2011)
  Total 75,870
  Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600075
Telephone code 2248
Vehicle registration TN-85

Pammal is a suburb of the city of Chennai,town in Kancheepuram district of the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It is a neighbourhood of the city of Chennai and in 2011 had a population of 75,870.

Leather and tannery factories are present in and around Pammal which are labour-intensive and employs many people.[1] Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar, the father of modern Tamil theatre, was born in Pammal.[2] It is very close to Chennai International Airport (MAA). There are many famous temples in Pammal from various religions like Hindu, Muslim, Christian and even Jain.


The Nearest Railway Station is at Pallavaram 3 km away, Chennai International Airport is 3.5 km away, and Pammal Bus stand is located between Pallavaram and Kunrathur which is an important link road which links Pallavaram and Poonamallee.


  1. Tanneries in Pammal (PDF), retrieved 2016-05-18
  2. Birthplace of Pammal Sambandha Mudaliar, retrieved 2016-05-18
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