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The Government of Puducherry consists of four small unconnected districts: Puducherry, Karaikal and Yanam on the Bay of Bengal and Mahé on the Arabian Sea. Puducherry and Karaikal have the largest areas and population, and are both enclaves of Tamil Nadu. Yanam and Mahé are enclaves of Andhra Pradesh and Kerala respectively. The territory has an area of 492 square kilometres (190 sq miles): Puducherry 293 km² and more than a 200 km² of Tamil Nadu area in and around surrounded by puducherry region, Karaikal 160 km², Mahé 9 km² and Yanam 30 km². Its 2011 population was 1,244,464.

Region Map Area
(Sq.Kms)
Geographical Location
Latitude Longitude
Pondicherry
293
Between 11°46' and 12°30' North Between 79°36' and 79°53' East
Karaikal
160
Between 10°49' and 11°01' North Between 79°43' and 79°52' East
Mahe
9
Between 11°42' and 11°42' North Between 79°31' and 79°33' East
Yanam
17
Between 16°42' and 16°46' North Between 82°11' and 82°19' East

 Date of formation of UT
 01.07.1963
 Area (including all regions)
  492 sq. km
 Latitude
  Between 11 46' and 12 30' North
 Longitude
 
 Between 79 36' and 79 53' East
 Capital
  Puducherry
 Regions (4)
  Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe & Yanam
Population
 Census 2001
 Census 2011
Total Population
  973829
  1,244,464
 Males
  486705
 
 610,485
Females
  487124
 
 633,979
 Population Growth Rate
  20.56%
  27.72%
 Population Density
  2029 per sq. km
  2598 per sq. km
 Sex Ratio
 1001 females per 1000 males
 1038 females per 1000 males
 Literacy Rate
  81.49%
 
 86.55
 Per capita income
  Rs.11677/-
Average Rainfall Puducherry
Karaikal
Mahe
Yanam
 1240 mm
 Temperature
  Max. 31.90°C ; Min. 24.50°C
 Climate
 
 Tropical
 Time zone
  IST (UTC+5:30)
 Languages spoken
  Tamil, English, Malayalam, Telugu, French,  Hindi
 Road length (total)
  2251Kms