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People of kollam

The people of Kollam are a vastly diverse bunch. The majority of the population speaks Malayalam, but almost everyone in Kollam can follow Tamil as well. Hindus, Muslims, and Christians make up the three largest religious groups. Kollam also has several small communities living within its boundaries. These include Anglo-Indians, Konkani Brahmins, Telugu Chettiars, and Bengali migrant labourers. As per the 2011 India census, the city of Kollam had a population of 349,033. With Kerala having the highest literacy rate among all states in India, it is no surprise that Kollam has an average literacy rate of 93.77 percent, which is higher than the national average of 74.04 percent. The people in Kollam lives simple lives. The women usually wear sarees and men wear lungis, however, in recent times, a lot of people have started opting for western clothing options. They celebrate a variety of festivals such as Onam, Christmas, Ramzan, Kollam Pooram, Ashtami Rohini festival, Kollam Crafts festival, Easter and Oachirakkali.

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  • Theme of Kollam [Beach, Romantic]
  • You'll love Kollam for [Beaches, Backwaters, Natural beauty, Sightseeing]
  • Watchout for [Humidity]
  • Best Time To Visit
    August - March
  • Altitude 10 ft. above sea level

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    • 00h 55m
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    • Rs.4,619
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