Kerala is located at the south west in the India. Kerala is surrounded by the Arabian sea in the west, Tamil Naidu on the east and Karnataka in the north and north east. Kerala is spread to the area of 38, 863 sq. km. The capital of the Kerala is Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum and Kochi is financial and industrial center. The official language of the place is Malayalam and other spoken languages are Tamil, Tulu, Kannada, Hindi, Mahl and other tribal languages. The people of Kerala are intermingled with tradition, culture and lifestyle. Food is all prepared by coconut, rice, seafood etc.
Kerala is famous for the dance forms which are combination of music, theater and tradition stories. Some of the famous folk dances are Kathakali and Mohiniyattam and folk arts are Theyyam, Mudiyettu etc. The ragas and Talas and carnatic music is the specialty in the Kerala music. Music is considered as the integral part of everyday life. The music is different on the occasion of marriage and childbirth. Kerala also has a great literature history. Kerala is a centre for literature, prose, play and poetry. Kerala also celebrates its festival with cheer and joy. There are many festivals which are celebrated, but some of the key festivals are Onam, Vishu, Navratri, maha Shivratri, Christmas, Easter, Bakrid, Eid – ul – fitr, Muharram etc.
How to reach:
By Air: Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin and Calicut are the national and international airports which are well connected to other world and National destinations.
By Road:Kerala major cities are well through road with many transport facilities. It is well connected with the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation to major and minor states in India.
By Railway: Kerala is well connected with the major states. Kerala has Thriuvananthapuram, Cochin, Shonur and Kozhikode as the major stations and Konkan rail line with the Mumbai and North West states.