The ethnic mosaic comprises Hindus, Muslims and Christians. The life pattern is at par with neighboring Gujarat. The colorful culture of this island is a mix of Kathiwadi (Saurashtra) culture blended with Portuguese legacy. The friendly and fun loving people of Diu keep alive their distinct heritage by observing and following the old rituals, celebrations and festivities. Compared to Daman, this place has greater Portuguese influence. Main languages spoken in the district are Gujarati, Hindi, English and Portuguese.