Pondicherry is a coastal city in southern India, also known as Puducherry or nicknamed "Pondy." It was established as a trading town by the Romans in the 1st Century, but only rose to prominence during the colonial era after occupation by European traders.

Pondicherry is among the most popular vacation destinations in India, and tourism plays a major part in the city's economy. It is known for its beautiful beaches surrounded by walkways and promenades, the distinct colonial feel to the city, its abundance of lush green fauna and outlying forests, and its architecture. It is known as one of the most charmingly beautiful locations in India.

People Born in Pondicherry

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Pondicherry in People's Lives

Charles Hector d'Estaing: I visited here in 1758 to amass siege equipment for my troops.

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