Kerala, a state in , is known as a tropical paradise of waving palms and wide, sandy beaches. Kerala is also known as God's own Country. It is a narrow strip of coastal territory that slopes down the Western Ghats in a cascade of lush, green vegetation and reaches the Arabian sea.

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is a cosmopolitan city in with a bustling commercial port.

Located near the southern tip of mainland India, , is the capital city of in .

is a hill station in the state of .

, formerly Calicut, is one of the major cities in , .


is a region in . The name of the region is thought to be derived from the Malayalam words mala and vaaram, westernized into -bar.

covers 3 districts located middle of state.

is in in . It includes the districts of Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, and Kanyakumari.

is in in . The cuisine of is a meat lover's delight, with lot of emphasis on chicken, beef, mutton and pork.

Backwaters in is a network of 1500 km of canals both manmade and natural, 38 rivers and 5 big lakes extending from one end of Kerala to the other.


Other Names for Kerala

  • Arabic: كيرلا
  • Armenian: Կերալա
  • Belarusian: Керала
  • Bengali: কেরল
  • Bihari : केरल
  • Bishnupriya: কেরালা
  • Bulgarian: Керала
  • Chinese: 喀拉拉邦
  • Chuvash: Керала
  • Czech: Kérala
  • Dhivehi: ކެރެލާ
  • Egyptian Arabic: كيرالا
  • Esperanto: Keralao
  • French: Kerala
  • Georgian: კერალა
  • German: Kerala
  • Greek: Κεράλα
  • Gujarati: કેરળ
  • Hebrew: קרלה
  • Hindi: केरल
  • Italian: Kerala
  • Japanese: ケーララ州
  • Kannada: ಕೇರಳ
  • Korean: 케랄라 주
  • Latin: Malabaria
  • Macedonian: Керала
  • Malayalam: കേരളം
  • Malayalam: േകരളം
  • Marathi: केरळ
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): केरला
  • Newari: केरल
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): କେରଳ
  • Panjabi: ਕੇਰਲਾ
  • Persian: کرالا
  • Portuguese: Querala
  • Russian: Керала
  • Sanskrit: केरळराज्यम्
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cearala
  • Serbian: Керала
  • Slovak: Kérala
  • Spanish: Kerala
  • Tajik: Керала
  • Tamil: கேரளம்
  • Telugu: కేరళ
  • Thai: รัฐเกรละ
  • Tibetan: ཀེ་ར་ལཱ།
  • Ukrainian: Керала
  • Urdu: کیرلا
  • Western Panjabi: کیرالہ
  • Yiddish: קעראלא
  • Keralam
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