Kerala or Keralaputra both are the same. Keralaputra has a history behind its name during 3rd century BC, one famous emperor, Asoka the Great named Kerala as Keralaputra it means Kera- (coconut Tree) and Alam – ( Land or Location). It has 38,863 km2 in area and is the 21st largest state in India. Tamil Naidu, Karnataka, and the Lakshadweep Sea to the west are the neighboring states, one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic Traveler, famous especially for its ecotourism, beautiful backwaters.
Its unique culture and traditions, coupled with its varied demography, have made Kerala one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Malayalam is spoken mainly in Kerala, it is the official language of the state of Kerala and the union territory of Lakshadweep as well.
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It is well-known for its mesmerizing backwaters, ecotourism initiatives, scenic beauty, amazing beaches, and mouthwatering cuisine. Malabar Coast has nearly 600km of Arabian Sea shoreline. It’s known for its palm-lined beaches and backwaters, a network of canals. Inland are the Western Ghats, mountains whose slopes support tea, coffee, and spice plantations as well as wildlife. National parks like Eravikulam and Periyar, plus Wayanad and other sanctuaries, are home to elephants, langur monkeys, and tigers.