KERALA AT A GLANCE
 
Location : North Latitude between  80 - 18' and 120 - 48'
           East Longitude between 740 - 52' and 770 - 22'
  Area    : 38863 sq. km.
  Forests : 9400 sq. km.

Wetlands: 1941 sq. km.

Percentage of area to the area of Indian Union:  1.18
  Length of Coastal Line 
  Highest Peak:    Anamudi   
  Longest River    Bharathapuzha 
580 km
   2694 metres
251 km
Rivers
  West flowing  
  East flowing 
 
41 Nos
 3 Nos
  Districts
  Taluks
  Revenue Villages
  Village Panchayats
  Corporations
  Municipalities

Contonments
  Community Development Blocks
  Average Annual Rainfall
  Cultivated Area (million hectares)
  Per capita land
  Per capita cultivated land
  Per capita production food grain
  14 Nos
  63 Nos
1478 Nos
 978 Nos
   5 Nos
  60 Nos

1 No
   152 Nos
  2900 mm 
   2.292 mh
   0.13 ha.
   0.10 ha.
37 kg/annum
Members in State Legislature:
                       Elected       
                       Nominated 
 
140 Nos
  1 No
Members of Parliament from the State:
                       Lok Sabha        
                       Rajya Sabha 
     
20 Nos
  9 Nos.
Educational and Communication Facilities Health facilities

 Population 1991 Census 2001 Census
2011 Census
 Total population (lakhs)
 Male population (lakhs)
 Female population (lakhs)
 Density per sq. km.
 Sex ratio (Females per 1000 males):
 Literacy (per cent)
 Male Literacy
 Female Literacy
 Rural population (lakhs)
 Urban population (lakhs)
 Growth of population (per cent)
 Life Expectancy (years)
 Infant mortality (per 1000)
 Birth Rate (per 1000)
290.99
142.89
148.10
749   
1036    
 89.81
 93.62
 86.17
 214.18 
 76.80
 13.88
68  
22  
19.8
 318.41
 154.69
 163.73
 819
1058
  90.86
  94.24
  87.72
 235.75
  82.67
   9.43
   -
  16*
  18.3
 333.88 
 160.21
 173.66
 859
1084
  93.91
  96.02
  91.98
  
 
   4.86
 
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Last updated in August 2011. * Birth rate and infant mortality rate as in 1998.
Birth rate dropped to 16.7, infant mortality to 11 & death rate to 6.3 by 2004.

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