State: Puducherry (PY) Statehood: 16 August 1962 10159 Views
Yanam is a district located in the Union Territory of Puducherry, India. It is a small enclave situated on the eastern coast of the Indian subcontinent, surrounded by the state of Andhra Pradesh. Yanam is situated at the mouth of the Godavari River, approximately 840 kilometers away from Puducherry, the capital of the Union Territory.
Yanam has a rich history and was a French colonial settlement from the 18th century until 1954 when it was integrated into the Indian Union. As a result, Yanam has a unique blend of French and Indian cultural influences.