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





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


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Last Updated : Thursday Jun 14 , 2012


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