Interesting facts about kerala

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With a network of 44 rivers and turquoise blue backwaters, Kerala lies in the lap of nature. This pristine and peaceful state lies in the South - Eastern part of India and is much favored due to its exotic wildlife, herbs, emerald green hill stations, and the crystal clear the Arabian Sea along its shoreline. It is indeed God's own country.

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Interesting facts about KERALA

Highest literacy rate! :

Highest literacy rate! Kerala is the well-educated state in India with a literacy rate of 93.91% while the literacy rate of the country stands at a mere 74.04% according to the census of 2011. The rural zone of Kottayam district in Kerala has a literacy rate of 97.17 percent. While amid the urban areas, Pathanamthitta has 97.42 percent.

The first state to get rainfall in India! :

The first state to get rainfall in India! God's own country as it is well known, Kerala gets the first hex of rains in India. While the rest of the nation experiences rain in July, Kerala observers it around the first week of June every year followed by Mumbai and Delhi. The  best seasons  in Kerala varies accordingly.

The Paradise of Ayurveda :

The Paradise of Ayurveda Kerala is known for its pioneer in medicine using Ayurveda as its treatment method. It is also home to Somatheeram , the world's first Ayurveda Resort. Ayurveda is also used for prettiness, massage and hair treatment

The state with the uppermost number of festivals being celebrated :

The state with the uppermost number of festivals being celebrated It serves as an excellent example of people belonging to different religions living together in harmony and peace. It is quite common to see a loving sanctuary of every religion everywhere the corner of every street or so.

Home to a vast variety of herbs  :

Home to a vast variety of herbs  Herbs with medicinal possessions such as turmeric, Cinnamon, Ashwagandha , Brahmi , Amalaki , Bharangi , and Phyllanthus Amarus , etc. are found in plenty in Kerala.

The backwaters cover almost half of the length of Kerala :

The backwaters cover almost half of the length of Kerala The backwaters of Kerala consist of a network of turquoise and serene streams and canals, all beautifully interwoven. These backwaters are mostly composed of lagoons and lakes that lie parallel to the Arabian Sea. Since backwater tourism is trending many couples preferring  kerala honeymoon packages  to backwaters.

The first state to have 100 % prime education :

The first state to have 100 % prime education The schools in Kerala are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE), the Kerala State Education Board or the NIOS. Kerala became the first state in January 2016 to have attained 100 % primary education through Athulyam , its literacy program.

Famous as the spice coast of India :

Famous as the spice coast of India Kerala is famous for its flavors and hence is popularly known as the Spice Coast of India. It tastes a variety of spices originating from the cultures of Jews, Christians, Muslims, and merchants who settled down in this state. Thus, you can find a rich texture and aroma to the original cuisine of Kerala.

India's first coir factory was set active in Kerala :

India's first coir factory was set active in Kerala Supplying 60% of the total worldwide white coir fiber, the state houses the first-ever coir factory in India that was set up in Alleppey in 1859.

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