Manipur’s population, like its area, is small. The state has only around 3100 residents. Of these over 40% follow Hinduism, around 9% follow Islam, and another 40% or so follow Christianity. The people of Manipur are known as Manipuri or Meitei people, and most of them speak Meitei, though many also understand Hindi. Most of them belong to different tribes, and their clothes, habits and culture is highly colorful to witness.
The people here are also known to be very hospitable, and always make visitors feel pleasantly welcomed.