Kerala at Glance

Date of Formation 1 November 1956
Location South West tip of the India's main land
Capital Thiruvananthapuram
Area 38,863 Sq.km.
Principal Language     Malayalam
Currency    Indian Rupee
National Festival    Onam
National Animal   Elephant  
National Bird   Hornbill (Bensyrus bicemis)  
National Flower    Kanikonna(Cassia fistula)
National Tree   Coconut Tree(Cocos nucifera)  
Geographical Data longitude   North Latitude between 8 degree 18' and 12 degree 48' East between 74 degree 52'and 77 degree 22'  
Neighbouring States/ Union Territories   Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Lakshadeep  
Demography Population (2011) * 3,33,87,677      Male (2011)* 1,60,21,290 Female(2011)* 1,73,66,387
Sex Ratio (Females Per 1000 males)* 1,084
Population density (2011)*   859/sq.km  
Universities   7+2 Deemed Universities  
Longest river   Periyar  
Highest peak   Anamudi  
Largest Lake   Vembanadu Lake  
Airports   (Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhicode)  

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