Category:French India

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French rule in India respectivley French India is a general name for the former French possessions in India (French: établissements français de l'Inde.) These included Pondichéry (now Puducherry), Karikal and Yanaon (now Yañam) on the Coromandel Coast, Mahé on the Malabar Coast, and Chandannagar in Bengal. In addition there were lodges (loges) located at Machilipatnam, Kozhikode and Surat, but they were merely nominal remnants of French factories. The total area amounted to 526 km² (203 square miles), of which 293 km² (113 square miles) belonged to the territory of Pondichéry.

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