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Kerala

Kerala Area : 38,863 sq km.
Population : 3,18,38,619.
Language : Malayalam.
Capital : Thiruvananthapuram, formerly known as Trivandrum is the state capital.

Literacy :
Literacy is high in Kerala with 9 out of 10 children going to school.

Major Towns and Cities :
Kollam (Quilon), Alappuzha (Alleppy), Thrissur (Trichur), Palakkad (Palghat), Kanoor (Cannanore), Kochi (Cochin), Kozhikode (Calicut).(Names in the brackets indicate earlier names)

Rivers & Backwaters :
There are about 44 rivers traversing the state. Of these 41 flow westwards and three eastwards. There are innumerable tributaries.
A unique feature of Kerala are its lagoons. These along with the rivers play a major role in providing economical transportation.

Occupation :
Agriculture is the main occupation of the people. Rice and tapioca are important food crops. Coconut and pepper are the most important cash crops.

Climate :
It is neither too cold in winter, nor too hot in summer. It is monsoon time between June and October, June and
July being the rainiest months. Kerala also receives the northeast monsoons from October. But these are mild showers.

Beaches :
Kerala has some of the finest beaches in India. Some well-known beaches are Shankhumugham, Kovalam, Varkala, Kollam, Kozhikode, Kappad and Kanoor.

Rivers and Backwaters : There are about 44 rivers traversing the state. Of these 41 flow westwards and three eastwards. There are innumerable tributaries.
A unique feature of Kerala are its lagoons. These along with the rivers play a major role in providing economical transportation.

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