Demographics of Kanyakumari

Demographics of Kanyakumari reflect the characteristic features of the entire population of the district. According to the 2001 India census report, Kanniyakumari had an approximate population of 1,676,034 and the average literacy rate of this district is 91.11% that is considered to be the highest rate in the state. Kanyakumari is said to be Tamil Nadu third most advanced district.

In Kanyakumari there are numerous temples and churches, in front of which the people across the globe flock together in order to receive blessing from the gods and goddesses.

The people of Kanyakumari have strong faith in the Goddess Kanyakumari Amman. She is the most popular and the highly respected deity of this land. Most of the people of Kanyakumari worship the incarnation of Goddess Parvati and consider their dwelling place as a sacred pilgrim center.

Being located amidst the spectacular landscapes, it offers a wide range of majestic view to its residents who are privileged enough to enjoy the magnificent sunrises and sunsets over the waters.

The languages, which are mostly spoken by the Residents of Kanyakumari, are Tamil and Malayalam. The people staying in the urban areas have a good knowledge of English. While talking about the demographics of Kanyakumari, there festival should also be mentioned. Here, apart from religious festivals, the occasions that are mostly enjoyed include Keralite Onam festival and Tamil Pongal festival.

While taking a trip across Kanyakumari a visitor can also enjoy the dance festivals and folk arts that are highly popular in this district.

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Last Updated on 9/15/2011