Karaiyamputhur

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Karaiyamputhur
Village
Karaiyamputhur is located in Puducherry
Karaiyamputhur
Karaiyamputhur
Location in Puducherry, India
Coordinates: 11°49′10″N 79°38′59″E / 11.819437°N 79.649794°E / 11.819437; 79.649794Coordinates: 11°49′10″N 79°38′59″E / 11.819437°N 79.649794°E / 11.819437; 79.649794
Country  India
State Puducherry
District Pondicherry
Taluk Bahour
Commune Bahour
Population (2001)
 • Total 36,983
Languages
 • Official French, Tamil, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 605 106
Telephone code 0413
Vehicle registration PY-01
Sex ratio 50% /

Karaiyamputhur (Tamil: கரையாம்புதூர்) is a village[1] in Bahour Commune of Bahour taluk in the Union Territory of Puducherry, India. It is one of the 11 Enclaves of Puducherry. Karaiyamputhur serves as a gateway to Puducherry - Panruti route. It lies on the southwesternmost tip of Puducherry district.

History[edit]

The name Karaiyamputhur means new settlement on the banks of a river. Here the karai(banks) refers to Pennaiyar River banks. Pennaiyatrukaraiputhur may be the name which gets shortened to Karaiyamputhur.

Geography[edit]

Karaiyamputhur is surrounded by villages of Tamil nadu on all side. It is connected to Bahour, its Commune Headquarters by Fronteir Road (RC-21).

Villages[edit]

Karaiyamputhur village panchayat consist of

Gallery[edit]

Politics[edit]

Karaiyamputhur is a part of Nettapakkam (Union Territory Assembly constituency) which comes under Puducherry (Lok Sabha constituency)

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