List of Districts in Kerala | Study Material | Orbit PSC

List of Districts in Kerala | Study Material | Orbit PSC
The Indian state of Kerala borders Arabian sea coastline on the west, Tamil Nadu on the south and east, Karnataka on the north and north east. And Mahe district part of Puducherry enclave in Kerala. Western Ghats form an almost continuous mountain wall, except near Palakkad where there is a natural mountain pass known as the Palakkad Gap.

When the independent India merged smaller states together, Travancore and Cochin states were integrated to form Travancore-Cochin state on 1 July 1949. However, North Malabar and South Malabar remained under the Madras state. The States Reorganisation Act of 1 November 1956 elevated Kerala to statehood, through the unification of Malayalam-speaking territories in the southwestern Malabar Coast of India.

The state comprises three parts – the Northern Kerala districts of Kasaragod, Kannur, Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram and the Central Kerala districts of Palakkad, Thrissur, Ernakulam, Idukki, Kottayam and the Southern Kerala districts of Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kollam, and Thiruvananthapuram.

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