One of the Union Territories of Pondicherry, Karaikal covers a total of 161 sq km area. The place is inhabited by 1,70,640 people (2001 census).
Situated by the side of Cauvery Delta, Karaikal possesses a fertile stretch of cultivable land. The key crops grown by the district are paddy, pulses, cotton, ground nut and banana.
With 677 Small Scale Industries, and six large scale industries, the district generates income for the people through fisheries, shipping mills and gas power plants.
The must-visit spots of the district include Lord Saneeshwara, Ammaiyar temple, Karaikal sandy beach, to name a few.
Last Updated on : 31 May 2013
Karaikal District Map