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English: Auroville ("City of Dawn", Tamil: ஆரோவில்) is an "experimental" township in Viluppuram district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, near Puducherry in South India. It was founded in 1968 by Mirra Richard (since her definitive settling in India called "(The) Mother") and designed by architect Roger Anger. Auroville is meant to be a universal town where men and women of all countries are able to live in peace and progressive harmony, above all creeds, all politics and all nationalities. The purpose of Auroville is to realize human unity.
Auroville 
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experimental township in India
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Instance of human settlement
Location India
Founded by
Inception 28 February 1968
Area
  • 10 square kilometre
official website
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VIAF ID: 155934652
GND ID: 4003669-8
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