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Yanam is one of the regions in the Union Territory of Puducherry. which is 870 Kms away from it.

The town of Yanam lies on the spot where the River Coringa(Atreya) branches off from Gauthami into two parts. The entire region, consisting of Yanam town and six villages is treated as Municipality for purposes of local administration.

The region, which covers an area of 30.0 Sq.KM, has a population of 31,362 according to the 2001 census. The region is bounded on the east and south by river Gauthami Godavari river which discharges itself into Bay of Bengal after flowing almost 14 Kms towards east from Yanam.

At a Glance

Area: 30 Sq. Km. Population: 55,626
Villages: 6 Language: Telugu
Wards: 14 Municipalities: 1
Tamilisai soundararajan
Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan Hon'ble Lt. Governor
Shri. Ashwini Kumar IAS
Shri. Ashwani Kumar I.A.S. Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Puducherry
Smt. Purva Garg, I.A.S. (AGMU:2015)
Ms. Purva Garg, I.A.S. Puducherry District Collector
Shri. Aman Sharma Regional Administrator of Yanam