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Capital of Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram

Language

Malayalam

Area

38,863 sq. km (15,005 square mile)

Number of Districts in Kerala

14

Population

Total

Males

Females

31,841,374

15,468,614

16,372,760

Population Growth Rate

+ 9.42% (Decadal)

Density of Population

819 persons per sq. km

Sex Ratio (Females per 1000 Males)

1058

Infant Mortality rate

16 per 1000 live births

Life Expectancy

71.3

Literacy in Kerala

Total

Males

Females

90.90%

94.2

87.7

Taluks

63

Villages

1452

Corporations

5

Municipalities

52

Assembly Constituencies

140

Lok Sabha Constituencies

20

Rajya Sabha seats

9

Major Religions

Hinduism, Christianity, Islam

Location of Kerala

8° 18' & 12° 48' north latitude and 74° 52' & 77° 24' east longitude.Kerala is located in the south west corner of India.

Rivers of Kerala

44 - (41 west-flowing and 3 east-flowing)

Kerala Climate

Southwest Monsoons ( June - September )
North east Monsoons ( October, November )
Winter ( December - February )
Summer ( March - May )

Forest Area

11,125.59 sq.km

Kerala Economy

Agricultural

Major Agricultural Produce

Spices, Rubber, Coconut, beverages like coffee, tea

Official Animal

Elephant

Official Bird

Hornbill (Vezhambal)

Official Flower

The Indian laburnum (Kanikkonna)

Official Tree

Coconut Palm

Tourist Attractions

Natural Beauty, Ayurveda, Backwater cruises, Cultural diversity, Art forms, Snake-boat races etc...

Universities in Kerala

1.                    University of Calicut

2.                    Cochin University of Science and Technology

3.                    Kannur University

4.                    University of Kerala

5.                    Kerala Agricultural University

6.                    Mahatma Gandhi University

7.                    Sree Shankarachaarya University of Sanskrit

8.                    Shree Chitra Thirunal Institute for Medical Sciences  

 
 
 
 
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