Pondicherry


Information on Pondicherry,India


Area : 58 sq.kms.
STD CODE: 0413
Climate:Summer Max:37.0degree C Min : 36.4"C
Winter : Max 21.3degree C, Min : 20.1 "C
Rainfall : 85.5 cms. average
Season : Throughout the year
Language : Tamil and English
Capital :Pondicherry
Population :973,829
How to go:

By Air : The Nearest airport is at Chennai, 165kms. away from Pondicherry.

Rail : It has a railway station.The nearest main railway station is a Villurpuram, 48 kms from Pondicherry

Road : Pondicherry is well connected by road to other cities of South India.

Local Festivals:

In Feb and Mar : Masi Magam, pilgrims bathe in the sea when deities from about 40 temples from surrounding area are taken in colourful procession for a ceremonial immersion on the full moon day of the Tamil month of Masi. 'Fire walking' is sometimes best scene at this time.