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Kerala State Map

 
Kerala State Map
* Kerala Map showing major roads, railways, rivers, state highway, national highways, seaports, district boundaries etc.

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Formation Year:        November 1,  1956

Location:              South-west India

Capital:                Thiruvananthapuram

Largest city:           Thiruvananthapuram

Number of Districts:      14

 Area:                        38,852 sq km

Area Rank:                22nd  

Population:                33,406,061

Sex Ratio:                   1084 F/1000 M

Density:                       860/km2

Literacy:                       94%

Official Languages:    Malayalam

Located in the south-west part of India, Kerala is constituted on November 1, 1956 under the States Reorganization Act as a majority of Malayalam speaking region. As shown on the Kerala Map, the state shares its boundary with Tamil Nadu from east to south and Karnataka in the north; however, its western extension is limited by Lakshadweep Sea (Arabian Sea). Though, Malayalam is the official language as well as most widely spoken language of the state, but English is also understood and spoken across the state. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital and largest city of the state.
Geographically fixed between the Lakshadweep Sea and Western Ghats and nearer to Equator, the state has the humid equatorial (tropic) climate. It has about 590 km coastline. Further, because of geographical distinctness, the state is classified into following distinct regions; eastern highlands, ; rugged and cool mountainous terrain, the central mid-lands; rolling hills, and the western lowlands; coastal plains. Furthermore, the eastern mountains of the state has also deep gorges and valleys. It has about 40 west flowing rivers. Anamudi, with its elevation 2,695 meters is the highest peak of the state as well the highest peak of south India.  Nilgiri Hills and Palni Hills are other important landscapes in the state. Above all, because of having coastal region, it has natural harbours and it has been serving as port state for many centuries. Most important trading stuff of the state is spices.
With its ancient historical background, the state is also pretty cultural; likewise, the culture of the state traces its roots from 3rd century CE. Further, it is a synthesis with Aryan and Dravidian cultures, which were evolved over centuries under the influences of many other civilizations. The most significant dynasty of the region was Chera Dynasty. Spices trade was on the peak at that time. However, during the medieval period Portugal also visited the place and fascinated; they also started spice trading to Europe.
Moreover, Kerala is the most literate state of India (93.19%); it is also number one at the parameter of Human Development Index in India as per HDI Report 2011 and highest life expectancy (about 77). In addition, the state has the highest sex ratio and lowest homicide rate among all Indian states.


STATE   SYMBOL

State Animal:                                   Elephant

State Bird:                                        Great Hornbill

State Tree:                                       Coconut Tree

State Flower:                                   Kani Konna

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