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Europeans in Puducherry form a recognizable minority in Puducherry, they make 4.1% of the population, Indian-born and are descended from former French settlers and colonists who settled in Puducherry since the 17th century as well as recent expatriates from France.
Europeans in Puducherry form the largest european percentage in the Indian subcontinent, and Puducherry is one of the four countries / territories with high French populations that other three being Canada, French Guiana, and New Caledonia.