Thiruvananthapuram is the capital of the state of Kerala located in the Malabar Coast of India and its mother tongue is Malayalam, which is quite popular. Like Karnataka, Kerala officially became a state of India on 1 November 1956. In today’s article, we are going to provide you with information on how many districts are there in Kerala and the list of districts of Kerala. 

Districts of Kerala
Districts of Kerala

Kerala is surrounded by the other 2 states of India Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Kerala is the 21st largest state in India and the 13th largest state by population. Apart from Malayalam, Konkani and Kannada speaking people are also present in Kerala. Apart from this, the state of Kerala has the highest literacy rate and it is 96.2%.


How many districts are there in Kerala (2022)

According to the figures for 2022, the state of Kerala now has a total of 14 districts. And the number of villages is 1553 in the state. Kerala has the top 7 districts based on literacy, which is Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Eranakulam, Alappuzha, Kannur, Thrissur and Kozhikode. The literacy rate of the Kottayam district is 97.21%.

Similarly, the most populated districts in the state of Kerala are Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Thrissur and Kozhikode.  Mallapuram has the highest population of 4112920. Similarly, the highest development has taken place in the Malappuram district and the growth rate of this district is 13.45%. It is followed by Kasaragod, Palakkad and Kozhikode.

List of Districts of Kerala (2022)

No.DistrictsDistict Headquarters
1Alappuzha DistrictAlappuzha
2Ernakulam DistrictKakkanad
3Idukki DistrictPainavu
4Kannur DistrictKannur
5Kasaragod DistrictKasaragod
6Kollam DistrictKollam
7Kottayam DistrictKottayam
8Kozhikode DistrictKozhikode
9Malappuram DistrictMalappuram
10Palakkad DistrictPalakkad
11Pathanamthitta DistrictPathanamthitta
12Thiruvananthapuram DistrictThiruvananthapuram
13Thrissur DistrictThrissur
14Wayanad DistrictKalpetta

Palakkad is the first name in the list of the district of Kerala with the highest land area in Kerala. The area over there is 4480 square kilometres. This is followed by Idukki, Malappuram, and Thrissur districts.

Famous film actors Mohanlal and Parvati Menon hail from the state of Kerala. Indian culture is still present in Kerala and Hindu festivals are celebrated with pomp here. I hope that you must have liked this article.  If you want to update something in this article, then inform us about it in the comment box below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which are the 3 largest district in Kerala?

1. Alappuzha
2. Ernakulam
3. Idukki

Which is the richest district in Kerala?

Ernakulam is the richest district in Kerala in terms of GDP per capita.

Which is the beautiful district in Kerala?

Idduki is one of the most beautiful district to visit in Kerala.

Which district is most educated in Kerala?

Kottayam is the most educated district in Kerala in terms of literacy rate, which is 97.21%.

Which is the cleanest district in Kerala?

Alappuzha is the cleanest district in Kerala.

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