People of Madurai


People of Madurai are highly religious in nature. They are known for their hospitable and warm nature. They are known to be ardent worshipers of Lord Shiva. They are used to simple living and are known to be very hardworking. Their official language is Tamil. They are very traditional and are known to cling to their roots. Art and crafts form an important part of their lives. They take special interest in various performing arts such as drama, dance and music.

The total Madurai population is 904, 665, according to 2001 census. The Madurai people generally have a dark complexion and are said to have been descendants of the Dravidian race. The people of Madurai are also known for their intellectual bent of mind. They have a great sense of togetherness and solidarity amongst themselves. They are not used to a very fast lifestyle. The rural section of the Madurai society takes to farming and making of pottery and clay utensils.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011