Kerala at a Glance
Location: Southwestern tip of India
Area: 38, 863 sq km.
English is widely spoken.
Religion: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam
Time: GMT +5:30
Currency: Indian Rupee
Climate : Tropical.
Summer : February - May (24 - 330C)
Monsoon : June - September (22 - 280C)
Winter : October - January (22 - 320C)
Taluks : 61
Revenue Villages : 1452
City Corporations: 5
Grama Panchayat : 991
Block Panchayat : 152
Population: 318.39 lakhs as
per the latest 2001 Census
Density of Population: 819 per sq kms
Kerala's Share in the
National Population: 3.1 per cent
District Average: 22.74 lakhs (2.274 millions)
Sex Ratio: 1058 women for 1000 men
Names of Districts:
Kollam , Alappuzha
Kottayam , Idukki
Literacy Rate : 90.92 %
Male Literacy Rate : 94.20 %
Female Literacy Rate : 87.86 %
Work for a " Clean Green Happy Kerala "