Central focus of Auroville is to create a living demonstration of human unity in diversity.
Aurovilians are people who came from 49 countries of all age groups, social classes, backgrounds and cultures representing humanity as a whole. Population of township currently stands at around 2,500 people and is constantly growing. The city layout was split as Peace Area, Industrial Zone, Residential Zone, International Zone, Cultural Zone and Green Belt. At the centre of the township lies the Peace Area, comprising the Matrimandir and its gardens, the amphitheatre with the Urn of Human Unity that contains the soil of 121 nations and 23 Indian states, and the project of a lake to help create an atmosphere of calm and serenity. Industrial zone at Auroville consists of small and medium-scale industries, training centres, arts and crafts, and the city's administration. Auroville has received a number of national and international awards in recognition of exemplary work carried out by its residents, specially in the fields of renewable energy, appropriate building technology, design and construction. Visitors can stay and experience the blend of Various culture at Auroville.