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Districts :14
(
Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Idukki, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Wayanadu, Kannur and Kasaragod.)
 
Taluks: 75
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Revenue Divisions: 21
 
Revenue Villages: 1453
 
District Panchayats: 14
 
Block Panchayats: 152
 
Grama Panchayats : 978

Municipalities: 60
 
Assembly Seats : 140+ 1 Anglo Indian Nominee

Lok Sabha Seats: 20+ 1 Anglo Indian Nominee

Rajya Sabha seats: 9

Municipal Corporations: 5

Cantonments: 1(Kannur)

No. of Urban Agglomerations: 19

Township: 1(Guruvayoor)

Legislative Constituencies: 140

Loksabha Constituencies: 20

Rajya Sabha Seats: 9

Educational Districts: 38

Sub Educational Districts: 161

Universities: 7 + 2 Deemed Universities

Forest: 10,81,509 ha

Seat of high court: Kochi

Highest Populated District : Malappuram

Lowest populated District: Wayanadu

Largest District: Idukki

Smallest District : Alappuzha

Longest river : Periyar

Highest peak: Anamudi

Largest Lake: Vembanadu Lake

National Highways: 8 (1524Km)

Road Length: 1,73,592 Km

Railway route: 1,148 Km
 
Airports: 3 (Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi and Kozhicode)

Regional Passport offices: 4 (Thiruvananthapuram, Kochi, Kozhicode
and Malappuram
)

Annual Rainfall: 3,428.4mm (2006)

Forest area(2001 census): 15,560 Sq.Km

Number of Post offices(2007-08): 5,070

Number of Telephone Exchanges :


Number of Rivers: 44

Number of navigable rivers: 41

Total length of Inland water ways : 1,687





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