Yanam, City, Union Territory of Pondicherry, East India. It forms an enlave at the main mouth of the Godavari River in the northeastern part of Andhra Pradesh. Yanam was once part of the Chola dynasty. The area was occupied by Muslims in the 16th century. In the 17th and 18th centuries, there was a constant war between Muslims, British and French troops. Yanam remained a French outpost when much of the coastal plain was incorporated into the Madras Presidency in 1765. It joined the Union Territory in 1954.
Yanam has a 300-year festival known as "Yanam in France". The area was dominated by the French for 300 years. The monument to the French rulers of the Catholic Church is a memory of the French rulers.
The total area of the district is 30 km².
Yanam has a total of one subdistrict.
There are a total of 6 villages in this area.
There are no cities in this area.
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