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India got independence from Great Britain in 1947.

But parts of India were still ruled by Portugal and France

Portugal had territory in India till 1961





France had territory in India till 1963








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I knew about Goa, but not Puducherry.
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I knew about Portugal but never heard of France being there but not really surprised.
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I know that France ruled in Pondichéri and Portugal in Goa.

France had Guyane in South America, Réunion, Europe, Saint Paul and New Amsterdam in Indian Ocean, Saint Pierre et Miquélon near Canada, Martinique, northern Saint Maartens, Guadéloupe in Atlantic Ocean, Clipperton, French Polynesia and New Caledonia in Pacific Ocean. 
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