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KERALA

 

Geographic location

Longitude 8.5074 N

Latitude 76.9720 E  

Geographic area

38863sq.km

Forest area

11268sq.km

Coastline

590km

Normal Rainfall

3000 mm a year

Marine sector

 

DEMOGRAPHIC INDICATORS

Total Population

1,60,27,412

Rural Population

84,08,054

Urban Population

76,19,358

Population Density Sq. Km

819

Literacy rate

93.91%

Scheduleed. Caste   

 

 Scheduled. Tribes   

 

Ports and Harbours

Major Ports

13

Minor/ Intermediate Ports

 

Administrative information

No. of District

14

No.of sub-districts

 

No. Of Blocks

 

Number of villages (including

Uninhabited villages)

1364

Uninhabited

 

District panchayats

14

Number of towns

(including Census Towns)

159

Municipality  (M)

60

No of Gram Panchayats

979

Revenue Vilages

1453

Continental Shelf Area in different Depth Zones

Depth Zones (in m)

Area

18m depth

5000

18-73

25000

73-182

Balance area

Demographic information

District wise

 

  Kasaragod

12.5000 N, 75.0000 E

Area

1992 Sq.Kms.

Headquarters

Kasargod

Blocks

4

Municipalities

2(Kasargod, Kanhangad)

Taluks

2(Kasargod, Hosdurg)

No. of Gram Panchayats

38

Temperature

31.2oC(max) to 23.6oC.(min)

Literacy

85.17%

Revenue Villages

75

  Ernakulam

9.9800 N, 76.2800 E

Area

2407 Sq.kms

Headquarters

Kakkanad

Coastal line

46 Kms

Taluks

7

Municipalities

11

Blocks

14

Panchayats

88

Temperature

31.4(max) to 22.1(min)

Rainfall

3432mm

Forest land

8,123 Hectares

  Kollam

8.8800 N, 76.6000 E

Area

2491 Sq.Km.

District Population

25,84,118

Density

1,038/km2 

Literacy rate

93.77

Blocks

11

Villages

 

Municipalities

3

No. of Panchayats

70

Temperature

36.0c(max) to 22.4 c(min)

Rainfall

270 Cms. (Annual)

Types of coastaline

Sandy beach(%)

80

Rocky Coast(%)

5

Muddy flats (%)

15

Marshy coast(%)

-

Total Length(km)

569.7

Fishery Resources

Continental Shelf area

41 sq km

Total inland water bodies (lakh Ha)

6.93

Length of coast line (Km)

1,076

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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