After independence, Travancore and Cochin joined the Republic of India and Travancore-Cochin was given the status of a state in 1949.In 1956, Kerala state was formed by merging Malabar district, Travancore-Cochin (excluding four southern taluks of Kanyakumari district), and the taluk of Kasaragod (now Kasaragod District), South Kanara (Tulunad).
Spread over 38,863 km (15,005 sq mi), it is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west.
With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population and is divided into 14 districts with the capital and the largest city being Thiruvananthapuram.
History was created in 1957 when Kerala became the first state in the world to democratically elect a Marxist government. It has the highest literacy rate in the country, lowest infant mortality rate and the highest female to male population ratio.
These facts speak volume of the state which is often compared to the society of the developed western countries.
Climate: Kerala’s maximum daily temperature averages 36.7 °C; the minimum is 19.8 °C. restaurants SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four tablets from various delivery companies crow... Good motorable roads as well as regular bus-services connect Thiruvananthapuram to Calicut-448 kms, Cochin-220 kms, Kanniya Kumari-87 kms, Madurai-417 kms, Kottayam-153 kms, Coimbatore-413 kms, Mettupalayam-450 kms, Kotagiri-484 kms, Coonoor-484 kms etc.
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