Latitude : lies between 10o 49' and 11o 01' northern
Longitude : lies between 79o 43' and 79o 52' eastern
Area : 161 sq. km.
population: 2,00,222 as per the 2011 census
Collectorate, Karaikal is working hard in order to co-ordinate / streamline the function of various public dealing departments under the control of Collector, Karaikal and bring about greater transparency and openness in the discharge of various functions which have a public interface. The Present Collector is Mr. P.PARTHIBAN I.A.S.