Kerala at a glance
Kerala is a state located in the southwestern region of India, known for its natural beauty, diverse culture, and high literacy rate. The capital city is Thiruvananthapuram, and the largest city is Kochi. The official language is Malayalam, and the population as of 2021 census is approximately 35 million.
The economy of Kerala is primarily based on agriculture, tourism, and remittances. The state is a major producer of cash crops such as rubber, coconut, and spices.
Kerala is known for its rich cultural heritage, with a variety of festivals, arts, and traditions that reflect the state's diverse population. The state is also famous for its historical sites such as the Padmanabhapuram Palace and the Mattancherry Palace.
Kerala is also known for its temples and shrines such as the Sabarimala Temple and the Guruvayur Temple, as well as its Ayurvedic massage centers and yoga centers.
Here, Kerala at a glance provides important information and figures about Kerala. This is helpful for General Knowledge exams.
|Established||November 1, 1956|
|Latitude||8018’ and 120 48’ East|
|Longitude||740 52’ and 770 22’|
|Area Total||38,863 Sq. Km.|
|No. of Municipal Corporations||5|
|Total Population (Census 2011)||3,34,06,061|
|Male (Census 2011)||1,60,27,412|
|Female (Census 2011)||1,73,78,649|
|Density||860 per sq.km.|
|Literacy Rate -Total||94.00%|
|Literacy Rate -Male||96.11%|
|Literacy Rate -Female||92.07%|
|Highest peak||Anamudi (8,842 ft)|
|State Tree||Coconut Tree|
|Airport||Trivandrum, Cochin, Calicut, Kannur|
|Lok Sabha Constituency||20|
|Rajya Sabha Seat||9|
|Vidhan Sabha Constituency||141|