Kanchipuram is a place in India state of Tamil Nadu located at the longitude of 79.699441 and the latitude of 12.847332.
Kancheepuram, known as one of the seven sacred cities of India, and noted as a historical town in the South. Geographically it is located at 12 50 North Latitude and 79 42 East Longitude at a distance of 76kms south-west of Chennai, on the banks of River Vegavathi, a tributary of Palar river at an elevation of 83.26m above MSL. The City covers an area of 11.60 Sq.km.
The town has a natural Slope towards Manjal Neer Channel and towards River Vegavathy in the south. Predominant soil types found in this area are black, red loam, clay and sand, suitable for constructional activities. The temperature is high throughout the year, reaching a maximum (Average) of 37.5 C during April to July the minimum (Average) of 20.5 C during the months of December to February. The Town receives an average of 1064 mm of rainfall, mostly from the northeast monsoon. 68 of the total rainfall occurs during September to November.