Puducherry District

Population: 946,600 (2011)

State: Puducherry

Language: Tamil

Headquarters: Pondicherry

 

Area: 293 square kilometers

Density of Population: 3231 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 86.13 % - Male: 92.07 %, Female: 80.40 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1031

 

Boundaries of Puducherry District

 

Pondicherry is surrounded on all three sides, north, south and west by Tamil Nadu and the eastern side by Bay of Bengal.

 

Puducherry District Average Rainfall: 1145.5 mm 

Puducherry District Average Temperature in Summer: 32.08 deg C

Puducherry District Average Temperature in Winter: 25.58 deg C

 

PUDUCHERRY DISTRICT MAP

 

 

Major Rivers: River Sankarabarani, River Pennaiyar, River Gingee

Blocks: Ariyankuppam, Villianur

Assembly Constituencies: Muthialpet, Cassicade, Raj Bhavan, Bussy, Ozhukarai, Outchimedu, Nellithope, Modeliarpeth, Ariankuppam, Embalam, Nettapakkam, Kuruvinatham, Bahour, Thirubuvanai, Mannadipet, Oussudu, Villianur, Ozhukarai, Thattanchavady, Reddiarpalayam, Lawspet

Beaches: Promenade Beach, Paradise Beach, Auroville Beach, Serenity Beach

 

Puducherry District Nearby Attractions

 

1. Children’s Park and Dupleix Statue

2. Gandhi Statue

3. Nehru Statue

4. Le Café

5. French War Memorial

6. Bharathi Park

7. Governors’ Palace

8. French War Memorial

9. Romain Rolland Library

10. Puducherry Museum

11. Botanical Gardens

12. Thirukaameeswarar Temple

 

Puducherry District Facts: It is one of the four disjoint districts of Puducherry Union Territory. It was formerly called as Pondicherry and the name was changed into Puducherry in 2006.          

 

Major Agricultural Products: Paddy, sugarcane, banana, coconut

 

Major Industrial Units: General Airconditioners

 

Major Educational Institutions: Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Pondicherry Engineering College, Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering and Technology, Pondicherry Institutes of Medical Sciences

 

What is Puducherry District Famous For: Ther Thrivizha or Car Festival

 

Famous People From Puducherry District: Edouard Goubert, M. Ramadass, V. Narayanasamy, M. Night Shyamalam, K.R. Udayakumar, Kalki Koechlin, D.S. Amalorpavadass, Bharathidasan

 

Puducherry District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012

 

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