SUB DIVISIONS :: STATE OF KERALA :: The Ultimate Destination of Kerala Information

Kerala 's fourteen districts are distributed among Kerala 's three historical regions: Malabar (northern Kerala ), Kochi (central Kerala ), and Travancore (southern Kerala ). Kerala 's modern-day districts (listed in order from north to south) correspond to them as follows:

  • Malabar : Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad

  • Kochi : Thrissur, Ernakulam

  • Travancore : Kottayam, Idukki, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala comprises the regions of Central Travancore, Chera Nadu, Kuttanad, Malabar, Onattukara, Travancore, Valluvanadu, and Venad. Kerala 's 14 revenue districts are subdivided into 62 taluks, 1453 revenue villages and 1007 Gram panchayats.

Mahé, a part of the Indian union territory of Puducherry (Pondicherry), is a coastal exclave surrounded by Kerala on all of its landward approaches. Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) is the state capital and most populous city.Kochi is the most populous urban agglomeration and the major port city in Kerala. Kozhikode, Thrissur, and Kannur are the other major commercial centers of the state. The High Court of Kerala is located at Ernakulam. Kerala 's districts, which serve as the administrative regions for taxation purposes, are further subdivided into 63 taluks; these have fiscal and administrative powers over settlements within their borders, including maintenance of local land records.


No Major Cities District Population
01 Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram 744,983
02 Kochi> Ernakulam 595,575
03 Kozhikode Kozhikode 436,556
04 Kollam Kollam 361,029
05 Thrissur Thrissur 317,526
06 Alappuzha Alappuzha 187,495
07 Palakkad Palakkad 130,767
08 Thalassery Kannur 99,387
09 Ponnani Malappuram 87,495
10 Manjeri Malappuram 83,707






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