Mahe District

Population: 41,934 (2011)

State: Puducherry

Language: Tamil, Malayalam

Headquarters: Mahe


Area: 9 square kilometers

Density of Population: 4659 people per square kilometer

Literacy Rate: 98.35 % - Male: 99.24 %, Female: 97.61 %

Male Female Ratio: 1000:1176


Boundaries of Mahe District


North: Kannur District, Kerala

South, East and West: Kozhikode District, Kerala


Mahe District Average Rainfall: 3266 mm

Mahe District Temperature in Summer: 22 deg C to 35 deg C

Mahe District Temperature in Winter: 22 deg C to 32 deg C





Major Rivers: Ponniyar, River Mahe

Blocks: Mahe

Revenue Villages: Mahe, Palloor, Cherukallayi, Chalakkara, Pandakkal

Assembly Constituencies: Mahe, Palloor


Mahe District Nearby Attractions


1. Ayyappan Kavu

2. Sree Hareeswara Temple

3. Puthanambalam Irattappilakkool

4. Sree Krishna Temple

5. Sree Ayya Temple

6. Sree Venugopalalayam

7. Manikkampoyil Temple

8. Tagore Park

9. Mahe Walkway


Mahe District Facts: This is one of the four disjoint districts of the Union Territory of Pondicherry. This is the sixth least populous district in the country. The name Mahe originated from the name Mayyazhi meaning the eyebrow of the sea.      


Major Agricultural Products: Coconut, arecanut, paddy, black pepper, tapioca


Major Educational Institutions: Mahatma Gandhi Government Arts College, Mahe Co-operative College of Education, Sree Narayana College of Education, Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Rajiv Gandhi Government Ayurveda College


What is Mahe District Famous For: Handmade ceramic pottery


Famous People From Mahe District: I.K. Kumaran, P. Kumaran, C.E. Barathan, P.K. Raman, M. Mukundan, M. Raghavan, K. Ravindran, K.E. Moidu


Mahe District Pin Codes

Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


Other Districts in Puducherry