Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu, an Indian State. Located off the Bay of Bengal on the Coromandel Coast, it is one of South India’s main cultural, economic, and educational centers. It is the sixth most populated city in India, and fourth-most populous urban agglomeration, according to the 2011 Indian census. Together with the surrounding areas, the city forms the Chennai Metropolitan Region, which is the world’s 36th largest metropolitan area by population. South India’s traditional & gateway, Chennai, by international visitors, is one of India’s most visited towns. It was ranked the 43rd city in the world to be visited. The Quality of Living Survey rated Chennai as India’s safest city.