Geography of Kerala
With the Arabian Sea on the west, the western ghats towering 500 - 2700m on the east and Kerala is networked by forty-four rivers. Kerala is difficult to beat as a destination with vagrant and virgin beaches, misty mountain capes, tusker sanctuaries, lush backwaters and bustling commercial cities.
The total area covered by Kerala, as state is 38,863 sq km that amounts to 1.27% of India's total land area and appears on the southern west tip of India?s map.
Population -40 million
Altitude -Sea level.
Location ? between latitude 9 degrees 42 min North and 12 degree 19min North and Longitudes 75degree 5min east and 77degree 4min east.
Major beaches ?- Alappuzha Beach, Bekal Beach, Beypore Beach, Cherai Beach, Dharmadam Island, Ezhimala Beach, Fort Kochi Beach, Kappad Beach, Kappil Beach, Kizhunna Ezhara Beach, Kovalam Beach, Marari Beach (Mararikulam), Padinharekara Beach, Pallikere Beach, Payyambalam Beach, Shanghumukham Beach, Somatheeram Beach, Thangasseri Beach, Thirumullavaram Beach, Vallikunnu Beach, Varkala Beach.
Kerala shows tropical weather. Kerala sees summer from April to June. Monsoon starts in July and ends in September. Winters generally begin in October and lasts up to March. Its best to visit Kerala is from October to March.