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Yanam district
యానం డిస్ట్రిక్ట్
—  district  —
Nickname(s): French Yanam

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Yanam district
Coordinates: 16°44′00″N 82°15′00″E / 16.7333333, 82.25Coordinates: 16°44′00″N 82°15′00″E / 16.7333333, 82.25
Country India
State Puducherry
Headquarters Yanam
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Yanam District is one of the four districts of the Union Territory of Puducherry in India.


Yanam district occupies an area of 20 square kilometres (7.7 sq mi),[1]

Revenue VillagesEdit

Apart from the town of Yanam itself, the following villages fall under the district's jurisdiction:

  • Agraharam
  • Darialatippa
  • Farampeta
  • Guerempeta
  • Kanakalapeta
  • Kurasampeta
  • Mettakur


According to the 2011 census Yanam district has a population of 55,616,[2] roughly equal to the island of Greenland.[3] This gives it a ranking of 629th in India (out of a total of 640).[2] The district has a population density of 3,272 inhabitants per square kilometre (8,470 /sq mi) .[2] Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 77.15%.[2] Yanam has a sex ratio of 1039 females for every 1000 males,[2] and a literacy rate of 80.26%.[2]

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  1. ^ Srivastava, Dayawanti et al. (ed.) (2010). "States and Union Territories: Pondicherry: Government". India 2010: A Reference Annual (54th ed.). New Delhi, India: Additional Director General, Publications Division, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (India), Government of India. pp. 1222. ISBN 978-81-230-1617-7. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "District Census 2011". 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-30. 
  3. ^ US Directorate of Intelligence. "Country Comparison:Population". Retrieved 2011-10-01. "Greenland 57,670 July 2011 est." 

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