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Smallest District in Kerala, Check the District Name

Alappuzha district is known as the smallest district in Kerala and it spreads over an area of 46.20 square kilometers. It is also known as Alleppey. The name “Alappuzha” has been derived from the Malayalam words “Ᾱlayam,” meaning “home,” and “puzha,” meaning “watercourse” or “river.

Kerala State Static GK

  • Region: South India
  • Formation Date: 1 November 1956
  • Capital: Thiruvananthapuram
  • Districts: 14
  • Government: Government of Kerala
  • Governor of Kerala: Arif Mohammad Khan
  • Chief Minister: Pinarayi Vijayan (CPI(M))
  • Chief Secretary: V. Venu, IAS
  • State Legislature: Kerala Legislative Assembly (140 seats)
  • National Parliament: Parliament of India
  • Rajya Sabha: 9 seats
  • Lok Sabha: 20 seats
  • High Court: Kerala High Court
  • Area Total: 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi)
  • Area Rank: 21st
  • Elevation: 900 m (3,000 ft)
  • Rank: 13th
  • Density: 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
  • Demonym(s): Keralite, Malayali
  • Official Language: Malayalam
  • Literacy (2018): 96.2% (1st)
  • Sex ratio (2011): 1084♀/1000 ♂ (17th)

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Which is the smallest district in Kerala?

The smallest district in Kerala is Alappuzha district.

When was the Alappuzha district formed?

Alappuzha district was officially established on August 17, 1957.

What is the etymology of the Alappuzha district?

The name “Alappuzha” was derived from the Malayalam words “Ᾱlayam,” meaning “home,” and “puzha,” meaning “watercourse” or “river.”


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