Puducherry is one of the Union Territories in India, formed out of four enclaves of former French India and named for the largest, Pondicherry. It's also the name of the capital and largest agglomeration. Both were named Pondicherry until 2006.
From the Pondicherry Travel Guide
The next weekend, I took a similar bus tour to Pondicherry about 3.5hrs south of Chennai. The town used to be under French rule, so it’s known for its cobbled streets and old colonial buildings. The first stop was just outside the main town at a place called Auroville. This was a community founded ...
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