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History and Background
History and Background History & Background
NORTH ZONE (KANNUR | KOZHIKODE | MUNNAR)

Kerala has been an exporter of spices since ancient period. It is always referred to as the Spice Garden of India. The Portuguese have rules this land and used it for a flourishing trade of spices. After this the Mughals and the British ruled the land and this gave rise to many caste inequalities all over the land and there have been many struggles that will always be remembered in the history of this state. 

Tourism
Transportation Transportation Infrastructure
NORTH ZONE (KANNUR | KOZHIKODE | MUNNAR)

Kerala's culture and traditions, coupled with its varied demographics, have made the state one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. In 2012, National Geographic's Traveller magazine named Kerala as one of the "ten paradises of the world" and "50 must see destinations of a lifetime". Travel and Leisure also described Kerala as "One of the 100 great trips for the 21st century". 

Healthcare Facilities Healthcare Facilities
NORTH ZONE (KANNUR | KOZHIKODE | MUNNAR)

High level of education, especially among women and greater health consciousness, have played a key role in the attainment of good health standards in Kerala.Today, with the mushrooming of private hospitals that offer quality services matching international standards, and with the tie-up of the healthcare industry with the tourism sector, healthcare in Kerala is growing by leaps and bounds.

Sports Culture Sports & Recreation
NORTH ZONE (KANNUR | KOZHIKODE | MUNNAR)

Several ancient ritualised arts are Keralite in origin. These include kalaripayattu—kalari and payattu. Among the world's oldest martial arts, oral tradition attributes kalaripayattu's emergence to Parasurama. Other ritual arts include theyyam and poorakkali.  Association football is the most popular sport in Kerala, followed by cricket. The Gokulam Kerala FC and Kerala Blasters are Kerala's most popular sports club. However, larger numbers of Keralites follow sports such as Soccer, Kabaddi, Hockey, Cricket, and badminton. There are many large stadiums in Kerala across different cities.

Culture and Lifestyle
Culture and Lifestyle Lifestyle & Culture
REST OF THE CENTRAL ZONE ( PLAKKAD | IDUKKI | THRISSUR)

The culture of Kerala is composite and cosmopolitan in nature and it is an integral part of Indian culture. Onam is a harvest festival celebrated by the people of Kerala and is reminiscent of the state's agrarian past. Kerala is home to a number of performance arts. These include five classical dance forms: Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Koodiyattom, Thullal and Krishnanattam, which originated and developed in the temple theatres during the classical period under the patronage of royal houses. Malyalam food, music, literature and cuisine are a major part of their lifestyle which has been recognised by the entire country for its richness. 

Education
Education Educational Institutions
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM ZONE (PAZHAVANGADI | NATHANCODU | KOVALAM

In 1991, Kerala became the first state in India to be recognised as a completely literate state, though the effective literacy rate at that time was only 90%. As of 2007, the net enrolment in elementary education was almost 100% and was almost balanced among sexes, social groups and regions, unlike other states in India. English is the language of instruction in most self-financing schools, while government and government-aided schools offer English or Malayalam.

Geography and Demographics
Geography and Demographics Geography & Demographics
ERNAKULAM ZONE (MARINE DRIVE | HILL PALACE | KOTHAMANGLAM)

The state is wedged between the Lakshadweep Sea and the Western Ghats.  Kerala experiences the humid equatorial tropic climate. The state has a coast of 590 km. The state experiences several natural hazards like landslides, floods and droughts. The state was also affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Kerala is home to 2.76% of India's population; with a density of 859 persons per km2, its land is nearly three times as densely settled as the Indian national average of 370 persons per km2. As of 2011, Thiruvananthapuram is the most populous city in Kerala. 

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