A small beautiful town
situated at the south end of india
in the state
of tamil nadu
. It is the head quarters
of the district
. 98% of the people are having tamil
as the mother tongue
. Any how most of the people can understand malayalam
also. The people of the town are well educated. This is one among the places in the world where there are more number of doctor
s and hospital
s with respect to population. The town is very famous for the availability of large varieties of delicious banana
s. Salty and sweety crispy chips made from thiese long bananas are very popular in nagercoil. The town is named after a popular hindu temple
called nagaraja (naa-ga-raa-jaa) temple, which was once (1000 years back) a jain
temple, where the primary daity is naaga, the devine snake. St.Xavour's Church
is the another popular roman catholic
church built by St.Xaviour. The town is having an integrated population of 30% hindus, 28% christian
s and 2% muslim
s. The slang
of tamil language used in nagercoil and sorounding area is very different and unique, which is easily identifiable. Various major parts of the town include maNi-mEdai, meenaakshi-puram, kOttar, vada-sEri, kishnan-kOil, ozhugina-sEri, vadiveesvaram, raamavarma-puram, chetti-kuLam, mangaLaa-theru, puthu-kudi-iruppu and paarvathi-puram
elE makkaa, eppidi lE irukaa..
namma oora patthi yaathO pOttirikyaan paatthiyaa..
neeyoon yaathaavathu' chellapdaathaa..
chEri... pOrEn.. kEttiyaa..