4 destinations to explore in Puducherry
Puducherry formerly known as Pondicherry is one of the 9 union territories of India. It was formed out of four territories of former French India, namely Pondichéry (Pondicherry; now Puducherry), Karikal (Karaikal), Mahé and Yanaon (Yanam), excluding Chandernagore. It is named after the largest district, Puducherry. Historically known as Pondicherry (Pāṇṭiccēri), the territory changed its official name to Puducherry on 20 September 2006.
Karaikal district is one of the four districts of the Union Territory of Puducherry in India. Karaikal is the regional headquarters. Karaikal district is made up of the Communes of Karaikal, Kottucherry, Nedungadu, Tirunallar, Neravy and Tirumalarajanpattinam.
Mahe district is one of the four districts of the Union Territory of Puducherry in India. It consists of the whole of the Mahé region. Mahé is the smallest district of India by size. The total area of Mahé District is surrounded by North Malabar of Kerala State. Three sides by Kannur District and one side by Kozhikode District. In fact, geographically Mahé District is part of North Malabar.
The Puducherry district, also known by its former name Pondicherry district, is one of the four districts of the Union Territory of Puducherry in southern India. The district occupies an area of 290 square kilometres spread over 11 non-contiguous enclaves lying on or near the Bay of Bengal within a compact area in the state of Tamil Nadu. According to the 2011 census, the district has a population of 950,289.
Yanam district is one of the four districts of the Union Territory of Puducherry in India. Its headquarter is the town of Yanam. It is located south of Kakinada port on the north bank of Godavari river slightly inland at 16.73 N latitude and 82.21 E longitude. It is surrounded by East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
Map of destinations in Puducherry