Districts in Puducherry
Puducherry state map:

Puducherry state capital city is Pondicherry. The total area of the state is 492 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 9,74,345 among them male population is 4,86,961 and female population is 4,87,384. Sex ratio of the state is 1,038 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 86.55 %.

Puducherry state vehicle registration code is PY.

Chief Minister of the state is V. Narayanasamy and Governor is Kiran Bedi.

Electricity board in Puducherry:

  • Electricity Department, Government of Puducherry

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • 1 to 100 units = Rs.1.1 per unit
  • 101 to 200 units = Rs.1.75 per unit
  • 201 to 400 units = Rs.3.50 per unit
  • 401 and above units = Rs.4.60 per unit

Quick Facts:

State Puducherry
Meaning of Puducherry New Settlement
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day 7-Jan-63
Capital City Pondicherry
People of the state called as Pondicherrian
Area 492 Km.sq
Population 9,74,345
Male Population 4,86,961
Female Population 4,87,384
Females per 1000 Males 1,038
Literacy Rate 86.55 %
State Vehicle Registration Code PY
Languages Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, English, French
No. of districts 4
Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy
Governor Kiran Bedi
Assembly Constituencies 33
Parliamentary Constituencies 1
State Animal Squirrel
State Flower Cannonball tree's flower
State Bird Asian koel
State Tree Bael fruit tree
Important Festivals of the state:

Bastille Day, Fete De pondicherry, French Food Festival, Masimagam Festival, Pongal, Villianur Temple Festival, Sri Aurobindo Birth Anniversary are the major festivals celebrated in Puducherry state.

Top tourist places in Puducherry:

Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, Seaside Promenade, Eglise de Notre Dame des Anges, paradise Beach, Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Immaculate Conception Cathedral, INTACH Heritage Centre, Chunnambar Boat House, Romain Rolland Library, French Institute, French War Memorial, Serenity Beach, Bharati Government Park, The Ganesh Garden, Kanniga Parameswari Temple, Ousteri Lake, Tasmai, a Centre for Art & Culture are the major tourist attractions of the state.


rice, maize, jowar (cholam), bajra (cumbu), ragi, and pulses (Bengalgram, Redgram, Greengram, Blackgram and Horsegram). The cash crops include cotton, sugarcane, oilseeds, coconut, gingelly and chillies. are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Gingee River, Guduvaiyar River, Malattar River, Pambaiyar River, Pennaiyar River, Arasalar River, Nandalar River, Nattar River, Noolar River, Pravadayanar River, rumalairajanar River, Vanjiar River, Ponniyar River, Goutami River are the major rivers that flow in Puducherry.

Puducherry Cuisine:

Salad Nicoise, Quiche, Steak-frites (Beef Steak with French Fries), Coq Au Vin, Sole Meuniere, Croque Monsieur / Croque Madame, Bouillabaisse, Ratatouille, Crepes (Sweet or Savoury), Creme Caramel / Creme Brulee, Cheese Platter / Cheese Fondue, Croissant, French Pastries, Coconut Curry, Tandoori Potato, Soya Dosa, Podanlangkai, Assad, Kadugu Yerra, Curried Vegetables, Stuffed Cabbage, Palpayasam (Sweet Milk), Kadugu Yerra are few of the many varieties of Puducherry.

List of Medical Collegs in Puducherry

  • Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute,Kirumampakkam,Pondicherry
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
  • Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS)


Tamil Nadu are the neighbouring states of Puducherry.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Karaikal 200314 97796 102518
Mahe 41934 19269 22665
Puducherry 946600 466143 480457
Yanam 55616 27277 28339
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 1
2 Andhra Bank 4
3 Axis Bank 3
4 Bank Of Baroda 3
5 Bank Of India 5
6 Bank Of Maharashtra 1
7 Canara Bank 10
8 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 1
9 Central Bank Of India 3
10 Citi Bank 1
11 City Union Bank Limited 4
12 Corporation Bank 3
13 Dena Bank 1
14 Federal Bank 2
15 HDFC Bank 2
16 ICICI Bank Limited 5
17 IDBI Bank 2
18 Indian Bank 36
19 Indian Overseas Bank 28
20 Indusind Bank 1
21 ING Vysya Bank 1
22 Karnataka Bank Limited 1
23 Karur Vysya Bank 7
24 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 1
25 Laxmi Vilas Bank 3
26 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 2
27 Punjab And Sind Bank 1
28 Punjab National Bank 3
29 South Indian Bank 3
30 State Bank Of Hyderabad 1
31 State Bank Of India 29
32 State Bank Of Mysore 1
33 State Bank Of Travancore 2
34 Syndicate Bank 4
35 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 2
36 The Tamil Nadu State Apex Cooperative Bank 1
37 UCO Bank 8
38 Union Bank Of India 3
39 United Bank Of India 2
40 Vijaya Bank 1
41 YES Bank 1