General Information

General Information

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Kerala, hailed as God’s own country by tourists from the other parts of the world, is a state located in the southernmost tip of India. With the highest literacy rate, life expectancy and HDI (Human Development index), Kerala is sectioned into 14 districts of which 9 are rated and raked as the most admired tourist destinations by international tourism industry. Kerala is both culturally and religiously diverse and has one of the biggest Diaspora across the world. God has created Kerala as a complete package for the tourist with its serene beaches, rolling mountains, exotic flora and fauna, tropical greeneries, enchanting backwaters and courteous people with extreme sense of hospitality. Major Tourist Destinations:-

Major Tourist Destinations:-

  • •Kovalam
  • •Kollam
  • •Kumarakom
  • •Alleppey
  • •Thekkady
  • •Munnar
  • •Cochin
  • •Calicut
  • •Wayanad

Kerala Facts

  • Date of Formation : 1ST November 1956
  • State Capital : Thiruvananthapuram
  • Commercial Capital : Cochin
  • Location:South West tip of the India's main land/ North latitude between 8o 18` and 12o 48` East longitude between 74o 52` and 77o 22`
  • Area : 38,863 Sq KM
  • Coast Line : 580 KM
  • Bordering States : Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
  • Principal Language :Malayalam
  • State Festival :Onam
  • State Animal:Elephant
  • State Bird:Hornbill (Bensyrusbicemis)
  • State Flower:Kanikonna(Cassia fistula)
  • State Tree:Coconut Tree(Cocosnucifera)
  • Staple Food:Rice
  • Sex Ratio (Females Per 1000 males):1,084
  • Life expectancy:71
  • Percapitaincome :Rs.27,048
  • Districts:14
  • Number of Rivers:44
  • Number of navigable rivers:41
  • Total length of Inland water ways :1,687
  • Major Religions:Hinduism, Islam and Christanity