Puducherry, originally named Putucheri, formerly (until 2006) Puducherry was also spelled as Pondicherry, the Union Territory of India. It was formed in 1962 from four former colonies of French India. Pondicherry and Karaikar along the southeastern Coromandel Coast of India, surrounded by Tamil Nadu. Further north along the east coast of the Godavari River Delta, Yanam is located on the western Malabar coast, surrounded by Kerala. The original name of the territory, Putucceri, is derived from the Tamil words putu ("new") and ceri ("village"). The French corrupted it into Puducherry (English: Pondicherry), which was then named until it was officially renamed Puducherry in 2006.
Puducherry is synonymous with Aurobindo Ashram. Founded in 1926 by Sri Aurobindo and Mirra Alfassa.
The total area of the district is 483km2.
The Puducherry has a total of two subdistricts.
There are a total of 71 villages in this area.
There are a total of three census cities in this area.
All District of Puducherry
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Puducherry, originally named Putucheri, formerly (until 2006)..