(Last Updated on : 31-01-2017)
Districts of Coastal Kerala
include districts like Ernakulam District
, Alappuzha District
, Kollam district
, Kozhikode District
, Thiruvananthapuram District
, Kasaragod District
and Malappuram district
Ernakulam is a district of Kerala. It is situated in the central part of that state. Ernakulam district is home to over 12% of Keralas population. Its headquarters is located at Kakkanad, a suburb of Kochi
city. Ernakulam is known as the commercial capital of Kerala.
Alappuzha District was formed as Alleppey District on August 17, 1957. The name of the district was officially changed to Alappuzha in 1990. The district is a widely known tourist destination and is well known for its Coir factories.
Kollam district (formerly Quilon) is one of 14 districts of the state of Kerala, India. The district has a cross-section of Kerala's natural attributes; it is endowed with a long coastline, a major Arabian Sea
seaport and an inland lake (Ashtamudi Lake). The district has many sources of waterbodies. Kallada river is one among it and the east side land of river is East Kallada and the west side land is West Kallada. Kallada Boat race is one among the famous festival events of district. Even though it is a competition between two banks of river, many boat clubs from various places even beyond the district use to participate in the event. Kollam is the capital of Kerala's cashew industry. Plains, mountains, lakes, lagoons and backwaters, forests, farmland and rivers make up the topography of the district. The area had trading relationships with Phoenicia and Ancient Rome.
Thiruvananthapuram District is the southernmost district of the coastal state of Kerala. It is the largest city in Kerala. It came into existence in the year 1957. The headquarters is the city of Thiruvananthapuram
(Trivandrum) which is also the capital city of Kerala.
Kasaragod District is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala. Kasaragod became part of Kannur district following the re-organisation of states and formation of Kerala in November 1, 1956.
Kannur District is one of the 14 districts along the west coast in the state of Kerala. The town of Kannur is the district headquarters and gives the district its name. Kannur district is bounded by Kasaragod District to the north, Kozhikode district to the south and Wayanad District
to the southeast. Eastern side of the district is bounded by the Western Ghats Mountain Range in India
, which forms the border with the state of Karnataka (Kodagu district). The Arabian Sea lies to the west.
Kozhikode District is a district of Kerala. It is located on the southwest coast of India. The city of Kozhikode
, formerly known as Calicut, is the district headquarters. The district is 38.25% urbanized.
Malappuram district was formed on 16th June 1969. Malappuram district is composed of portions of the former Palakkad and Kozhikode districts: Ernad taluk and portions of Tirur taluk in Kozhikode district, and portions of Perinthalmannna and Ponnani taluks in Palakkad district.
Thrissur District is a revenue district of Kerala. It is situated in the central part of that state. It is spanning over an area of about 3,032 square km. Thrissur district is home to over 10% of Keralas population. Thrissur district was formed on July 1, 1949, with the headquarters at Thrissur City. Thrissur is known as the cultural capital of Kerala, and the land of Poorams. The district is famous for its ancient temples, churches, and mosques.