This article is about the district. For its eponymous headquarters, see Yanam
Yanam district is one of the four districts of the Union Territory of Puducherry in India.
Yanam district occupies an area of 20 square kilometres (7.7 sq mi),
It is located south of Kakinada port on the north bank of Godavari river slightly inland at 16.73 N latitude and 82.21 E longitude. It is surrounded by East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
Apart from the town of Yanam itself, the following villages fall under the district's jurisdiction:
According to the 2011 census Yanam district has a population of 55,616, roughly equal to the island of Greenland. This gives it a ranking of 629th in India (out of a total of 640). The district has a population density of 3,272 inhabitants per square kilometre (8,470/sq mi) . Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was 77.15%. Yanam has a sex ratio of 1039 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 80.26%.