Kerala state map:

Kerala state capital city is Thiruvananthapuram. The total area of the state is 38,863 Km.Sq. According to recent census the total population of the state was 31,841,374 among them male population is 15,468,614 and female population is 16,372,760. Sex ratio of the state is 1,084 females per 1000 males and literacy rate is 93.91 %.

Kerala state vehicle registration code is KL.

Chief Minister of the state is Pinarayi Vijayan and Governor is P. Sathasivam.

Electricity board in Kerala:

  • Regulatory Commission - Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission
  • Kerala State Electricity Board

Electricity Tariff Slabs and Rates:

  • Consumption less than 250 Units - 1 to 50 units = Rs.2.80 per unit, 51 to 100 units = Rs.3.20 per unit, 101 to 150 units = Rs.4.20 per unit, 151 to 200 units = Rs.5.80 per unit, 201 to 250 units = Rs.7.0 per unit
  • For Monthly units between 250 and 300(all units) - 1 to 300 units = Rs.5.0 per unit
  • For Monthly units between 300 and 350(all units) - 1 to 350 units = Rs.5.70 per unit
  • For Monthly units between 350 and 400(all units) - 1 to 400 units = Rs.6.10 per unit
  • For Monthly units between 400 and 500(all units) - 1 to 500 units = Rs.6.70 per unit
  • For Monthly units above 500(all units) - 1 and above units = Rs.7.50 per unit

Quick Facts:

State Kerala
Meaning of Kerala Land added on. (chera alam)-(Keralam)
Country India
Time Zone IST (UTC+05:30)
State Formation Day Friday, July 01, 1949
Capital City Thiruvananthapuram
People of the state called as Keralite
Area 38,863 Km.sq
Population 31,841,374
Male Population 15,468,614
Female Population 16,372,760
Females per 1000 Males 1,084
Literacy Rate 93.91 %
State Vehicle Registration Code KL
Languages Malayalam
No. of districts 14
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan
Governor P. Sathasivam
Assembly Constituencies 141
Parliamentary Constituencies 20
State Animal Indian Elephant
State Flower Golden Shower Tree
State Bird Great Hornbill
State Tree Coconut
Important Festivals of the state:

Onam, Vishu, Navaratri, Deepavali, Maha Shivaratri, Christmas, Easter, Milad Sherif, Ramadan, Bakrid, Thiruvathira, are the major festivals celebrated in Kerala state.

Top tourist places in Kerala:

Kerala Backwaters (Kumarakom), Tea Gardens (Munnar), Guruvayur Temple (Guruvayur), Kolukkumalai Tea Estate (Munnar), Athirappilly Waterfalls (Thrissur), Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple (Trivandrum), Vadakkunnathan Temple (Thrissur), Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple (Trivandrum), Poovar Island (Trivandrum), Varkala Beach (Varkala), Athirapally Falls (Athirapally), Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple (Kochi (Cochin)), Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach (Kannur), Vembanad Lake, Agastya Mala (Trivandrum), Wonderla Amusement Park (Kochi (Cochin)), Attukal Bhagavathy Temple (Trivandrum) Kashi Art Gallery (Kochi (Cochin)), Chembra Peak (Kalpetta), Marari Beach (Alappuzha), Folklore Museum (Kochi (Cochin)), LuLu Mall (Kochi (Cochin)), Ambalapuzha Sree Krishna Temple (Alappuzha), Thirunelli Temple (Kalpetta), Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple (Pathanamthitta), Padmanabhapuram Palace (Trivandrum), Thottada Beach (Thottada), Thonikadavu - Day Tours (Kasaragod), are the major tourist attractions of the state.

Agriculture:

Coconut, rubber, tea, coffee, pepper, cardamom, areca nut, ginger, nutmeg, cinnamon, tapioca and Paddy are the major crops that are cultivated mostly in the state.

Important Rivers of the state:

Anjarakkandi, Achenkovil, Baikal, Bharathapuzha (Nila), Chalakkudy, Chaliyar, Chandragiri, Chittar, Itthikkara, Kaariyankode, Kadalundi, Kallada, Kallai, Kalnadu, Karamana, Karuvannoor, Kavvai, Keecheri, Korappuzha, Kumbala, Kuppam, Kuttyadi, Maahi, Manjeshwaram, Manimala Maugral, Meenachil, Muvattupuzha, Neeleshwaram, Neiyyar, Pampa, Periyar, Perumpa, Purapparamba, Ramapurampuzha, Shiriya, Thalasseri, Tiroor, Uppala, Valapattanam, Vamanapuram, Paampar, Kabani and Bhavani are the major rivers that flow in Kerala.

Kerala Cuisine:

Ada, Appam, Avial, Chakkavaratti, Chatti Pathiri, Egg roast, Idiyappam, Injipuli, Kaalan, Kerala pachadi, Kheer, Kichadi, Kinnathappam, Koottukari, Kozhukkatta, Matta rice, Molagoottal, Olan, Paddu, Pathiri, Pesaha Appam, Pidiyum kozhiyum, Puttu, Sadhya, Tapioca chips, Thalassery biryani, Theeyal, Thoran, Unnakai, Unni appam, Vinyali are few of the many varieties of Kerala.

List of Medical Collegs in Kerala

  • Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur
  • Amritha Institute Of Medical Sciences, Kochi
  • Government Medical College, Ernakulam
  • Azeezia Medical College, Kollam
  • Government Medical College, Kozhikode
  • Dr. Somervell Memorial CSI Medical College, Karakonam
  • Employee's State Insurance Corporation Medical College Hospital, Kollam
  • Government Medical College, Manjeri
  • Government Medical College, Thrissur
  • Government T D Medical College, Alappuzha
  • Jubilee Mission Medical College and Research Institute, Thrissur
  • Government Medical College, Kottayam
  • Pushpagiri Medical College, Thiruvalla
  • Travancore Medical College Hospital, Kollam
  • Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram

Demographics:

Tamil Nadu, karnataka and Andhra Pradesh are the neighbouring states of Kerala.

Districts in the state and their information is given below.

District Population Male Female
Alappuzha 2121943 1010252 1111691
Ernakulam 3279860 1617602 1662258
Idukki 1107453 551944 555509
Kannur 2525637 1184012 1341625
Kasaragod 1302600 626617 675983
Kollam 2629703 1244815 1384888
Kottayam 1979384 970140 1009244
Kozhikode 3089543 1473028 1616515
Malappuram 4110956 1961014 2149942
Palakkad 2810892 1360067 1450825
Pathanamthitta 1195537 561620 633917
Thiruvananthapuram 3307284 1584200 1723084
Thrissur 3110327 1474665 1635662
Wayanad 816558 401314 415244
Banks and their branches:
Sno. Bank Name No. of branches
1 Allahabad Bank 18
2 Andhra Bank 33
3 Axis Bank 70
4 Bank Of Baharain And Kuwait Bsc 1
5 Bank Of Baroda 100
6 Bank Of India 99
7 Bank Of Maharashtra 10
8 Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited 6
9 Canara Bank 442
10 Catholic Syrian Bank Limited 288
11 Central Bank Of India 127
12 Citi Bank 1
13 City Union Bank Limited 15
14 Corporation Bank 109
15 DCB Bank Limited 1
16 Dena Bank 15
17 Dhanalakshmi Bank 162
18 Doha Bank 1
19 Federal Bank 627
20 HDFC Bank 164
21 HSBC Bank 2
22 ICICI Bank Limited 158
23 IDBI Bank 294
24 Indian Bank 126
25 Indian Overseas Bank 194
26 Indusind Bank 23
27 ING Vysya Bank 26
28 Jammu And Kashmir Bank Limited 2
29 Karnataka Bank Limited 16
30 Karur Vysya Bank 16
31 Kerala Gramin Bank 581
32 Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited 15
33 Laxmi Vilas Bank 9
34 North Malabar Gramin Bank 224
35 Oriental Bank Of Commerce 20
36 Punjab And Sind Bank 3
37 Punjab National Bank 181
38 Reserve Bank Of India 2
39 South Indian Bank 471
40 Standard Chartered Bank 3
41 State Bank Of Bikaner And Jaipur 1
42 State Bank Of Hyderabad 9
43 State Bank Of India 517
44 State Bank Of Mysore 11
45 State Bank Of Patiala 1
46 State Bank Of Travancore 838
47 Syndicate Bank 222
48 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited 14
49 UCO Bank 48
50 Union Bank Of India 243
51 United Bank Of India 15
52 Vijaya Bank 122
53 YES Bank 11