District with Lowest Population in India
Yanam is the district with lowest population in
India. Yanam is a part of the Union Territory of Pondicherry and has a
population of 31,394 (according to 2001 census). Yanam has an area of 30
km2. Geographically, Yanam is located on the east coast of India and is
bounded on all sides by the East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh
State. Yanam has a latitude of 16°42' N and longitude of 82°11'
E. Yanam lies in the delta of Godavari River. The town is situated where
the river meets its tributary Coringa River, 9 kilometres from the Bay
of Bengal in the Coromandel coast. Yanam was earlier under French rule
and was transferred to India in 1954.