Kovur is a locality situated in the western part of Kancheepuram district of Chennai. It is a suburban locality situated at a distance of about 22 kilometres from the heart of Chennai and five kilometres from Porur on Porur-Kundrathur Road. The locality is known to have housed a population of 5,948 as of 2001 census.
Although a suburban locality, Kovur is well-connected to various parts of Chennai via extensive network of roadways. Metropolitan Transport Corporation and Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation offer various bus routes and train routes leading through the locality. The bus and train routes running through the locality include M88, X88K, S166, SM88, M89, 88D, 88C, XM88E, M88R, M89T, M88ET, 88CET, 88L, 88M, 188C, M88A and 88A. These routes connect Kovur with places including Kundrathur, T. Nagar, Nandambakkam Village, Periyar Colony and Saidapet West etc.
Kovur offers a number of plots and apartments for sale. A wide range of apartments are available in 2BHK and 3BHK configurations here. The real estate in Kovur is available in the price range of affordable and luxury. Kovur offers a perfect residential location to own houses and plots.
Social infrastructure of Kovur is well-developed. Kovur houses a number of schools, hospitals, banks and restaurants. Among various schools the most renowned ones are Loyola International Residential School, Sri Krish International School, Mangadu Public School, Sivanthi Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Little Flower Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Velankanni Matriculation School, and Government High School.
Healthcare facilities are very well-developed here. Some of the well-known hospitals and nursing homes present in and around the locality include Billroth Hospitals, Apollo Hospital, Christudas Hospital, Frontier Lifeline Hospital, CM Hospital, Appasamy Hospital and many more.