Puducherry Tourism and Travel Guide

Puducherry, formerly known as Pondicherry /ˌpɒndɨˈtʃɛri/, is a Union Territory of India formed out of four exclaves of former French India (being its capital, hence also known informally as Pondichéry) and named after the largest Puducherry district. The Varadharaja Perumal Temple is the oldest temple in the region.The Tamil name is (Puducherry), which means 'New Town'. Historically known as Pondicherry (Pāṇṭiccēri), the territory changed its official name to Puducherry (Putuccēri) on 20 September 2006.
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