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Mahe District : Puducherry (UT)

About District

Encompassing a total area of 9 sq. km., the district of Mahe bears relics to the glorious French rule of Puducherry. One of the burgeoning trade and commerce centers of Puducherry, the district of Mahe holds a population of 41,934 as per census 2011. Equipped with good infrastructural amenities, Mahe presents a harmonious blend of agricultural growth and industrial productivity. Located to the west of the Indian Peninsula, the fertile land of Mahe is suitable for cultivating various kinds of crops like paddy, coconut, pepper black, tapioca and banana. The cultivation of good quality crops enables the district to earn a large amount of revenue. Mahe supports numerous small scale cottage, and medium scale industries that forms the backbone of the economy of the district. Handicrafts and coir making are important industries of Mahe that enables the local inhabitants to earn their livelihood. Fisheries and animal husbandry are other important source of generating income for the indigenous population of Mahe. Endowed with a rich historical past, Mahe region is blessed with several places of tourist interest. Some of the notable tourist destinations of Mahe are St. George Fort, St. George Church, and Mount Veera etc.
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District at a Glance

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