Kerala is the southwestern coastal state of India. Thiruvananthapuram it is also known as Trivandrum is the capital city of the state. It is a small state, constituting only about 1% t of the total area of the country. Kerala stretches for about 360 miles along the Malabar Coast, varying in width from roughly 30 to 120 km. It is bordered by the states of Karnataka to the north and Tamil Nadu to the east and by the Arabian Sea to the south and west; it also surrounds Mahe, a segment of the state of Puducherry, on the northwestern coast.
The economy of Kerala is the 12th largest state economy in India with 6.86 trillion (US$99 billion) in gross domestic. Kerala has the lowest positive population growth rate in India.
The production of pepper and natural rubber contributes significantly to the total national output. In the agricultural sector, coconut, tea, coffee, cashew and spices are important. The state’s coastline extends for 595 kilometres (370 mi), and around 1.1 million people in the state are dependent on the fishery industry which contributes 3% to the state’s income.
Kerala State Symbols
Kerala State Government have revealed four symbols to be used in acceptable places and acceptable occasions to represent the state. These symbols the image of the state categorical its policy, tell concerning its wealth and virtues within the terms of Animal, Bird, Flower and Tree.
Kerala State Tree