People in Warangal speak Telugu and the main occupation of the people here is agriculture. Rice cultivation takes place in a large scale and is well done so that it can be commercialized as well. It has to be developed well in the industrial sector, but the education percentage is above average. The culture here is rich and varied. The festivals that are celebrated are Bathukamma and the Bonalu, which have a significant place in the culture. Dasara, Deepawali, Sankranti, Id-Ul-Fitr are some of the other festivals celebrated here. The majority of the people are of Hindu religion and the other religions are the Islam that constitute of 11.1 percentages, Christians 3.2%, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jains.
The climate of Warangal is dry and pleasant in winter and hot and wet in summer. The district experiences tropical climate and has an average rainfall of 666.36 mm and the temperature remains hot and humid. In the summer season the temperatures ranges from 30 degree C and 42 degree C. temperature. In the winter season the temperature ranges from 14 degree c and 28 degree c. The rivers in Warangal are Godavari, Vijakeru, Pakeru, Aleru, Munneru and Vaira.
Places of Interest
Warangal has a lot to offer in terms of tourism. The most famous structure is the thousand pillar temple, built in 1164 AD, which has magnificent carvings and is a huge structure. The Etunagarm Lake was created in 1213 AD and also has a wildlife sanctuary adjacent to it. The Warangal fort is another tourist place that was built by the Chalukya dynasty in the 13th century. There are various temples and lakes that are worth visiting in the district of Warangal.
Last Updated on : 15/4/2013