Lycée français de Pondichéry
|Lycée français de Pondicherry|
|12 Rue Victor Simonel, Pondicherry, Puducherry,
|Grades||Class 1 – 12|
|Number of students||1,400|
|Campus size||5 acres (20,000 m2)|
|Affiliation||University of Rennes|
|Website||Lycée Français de Pondichéry|
The Lycée français de Pondichéry at Pondicherry in Puducherry, India, is one of the most important French high schools (lycée français) outside France and the second largest in Asia after that in Hong Kong.
The Lycée français de Pondichéry was established as the Collège Royal on 26 October 1826 by Eugène Panon, Comte Desbassayns de Richemont, then Governor-General of Pondichéry in French India, during the Bourbon Restoration.
- Department of Industries and Commerce staff. "French connections, Lycee français". industrypondicherry.com (in English). "This institute is affiliated to the University of Rennes in France."
- Institut français de Pondichéry (IFP) Staff. "Training sessions for the teachers of the French Lycée of Pondicherry". ifpindia.org (in English).