|• Official||French, Tamil, English|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Sex ratio||50% ♂/♀|
Karaiyamputhur (Tamil: கரையாம்புதூர்) is a village 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.
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.
Karaiyamputhur village panchayat consist of
Karaiyamputhur is a part of Nettapakkam (Union Territory Assembly constituency) which comes under Puducherry (Lok Sabha constituency)