Ozhukarai is a city, a municipality and a taluk in Pondicherry district in the Indian territory of Puducherry. The enclaves of Kalapet and Alankuppam are parts of Ozhukarai municipality.
Ozhukarai is also the only sub-taluk (firka) in Ozhukarai Taluk of Pondicherry district.
As of 2001 India census, Ozhukarai had a population of 217,623. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Ozhukarai has an average literacy rate of 77%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 83%, and female literacy is 71%. In Ozhukarai, 11% of the population is under 6 years of age.