The state of Kerala in south-western India situated at the Malabar shore of Indian Ocean.
Kerala is one of the most populated states (32 million inhabitants and 820 per sq meter) with the lowest rate of illiteracy in India.
The local language is a Malayalam and the capital city is Thiruvananthapuram.
The state has one of the highest shares of Christians among the Indian states, 19%. Kerala is considered “an eye to Europe” as already in the 16th century, the first Portuguese settled here building the oldest Christian church in India.
For most tourists, Kerala is associated with sandy beaches, coconut palms, tea estates and tropical forests.
For locals, Kerala is known as “God’s Own Country” due to the mixture of incredible nature, culture and art.
It is famous for its variety of arts, including Kalaripayatt (martial art that source of many types of oriental martial arts), Kathakali (one of the oldest Indian traditional dances) and races of snake boats. It is also considered Mekka of Ayurveda.
The climate of Kerala is moderate with the monsoon season from June to August. Temperatures vary from 26 to 32°C, while in the mountains they drop to 21°C.
National Geographic Traveler lists Kerala among “the 50 places of a lifetime”, Travel & Leisure names it “one of the 100 great trips for the 21st century”.
Kannur is a very nice place which i ever see. The city of Kannur is situated in the state of Kerala in India. Specialists insist that Kannur is one the best cities in India to live in. Kannur is also well known for its virgin beaches and the famous Kerala backwaters. Another important feature of Kannur is the production of the handlooms. Kannur is also famous for culture and art. According to the 2001 India census the district of Kannur inhabited a population of 63,785. Kannur mainly has a varying climate. The summers are very hot and the winter is pleasant. Kannur receives a high amount of rainfall for a short period of time. Due to the lush backwaters the major occupation of the people of Kannur is fishing. Due to presence of the Arabian Sea aligning the district of Kannur many ports are...
A stinching and unhygienic city. Rudely behaved city bus employees. Big shopping names, but unethical, expensive and on top exploiting. 90% of footpaths are occupied by vendors, tea shops, permanently stationed cart shops and exhibiting boards of shops. Everywhere, food waste and drainage smell. Unhygienic, but expensive hotels. If you have 2 days of work plan for a week as two days will be hartal shut downs. People will not answer you straight forward.
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