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Districts of Kerala – Kasaragod

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Districts of Kerala – Kasaragod

Year of formation : 1984, May 24

  • Kasargod is the last district formed in Kerala.
  • Neeleswaram is known as the ‘Cultural Capital of Kasaragod’.
  • The northernmost place in Kerala, Thalappady, is in Kasargod district.
  • Kasaragod is the northernmost district in Kerala and the northernmost taluk in Kerala is also Kasaragod.
  • The only district in Kerala where tobacco is cultivated (Neeleswaram region).
  • Kasaragod is known as the ‘Land of Gods’
  • Among the districts in Kerala, the largest number of languages are spoken in Kasaragod district.
  • Kasargod has the most number of rivers in Kerala.
  • The first Tele medicine system was started in Kasaragod.
  • The first bio district is Kasaragod
  • Cheemeni Thermal Power Plant is in Kasaragod
  • The second open jail was started in Cheemeni.
  • Konkani and Tulu are the languages spoken in Kasaragod district, besides Malayalam.
  • The first fully blood donation Panchayat in Kerala is Madikai in Kasaragod district.
  • Tourist spots like Baikkal fort, Chandragiri fort and Kappil beach are in Kasaragod district.
  • The use of pesticide ‘Endosulphan’ caused much disaster in Kasaragod district.
  • Kasaragod leads in the production of Arecanut in Kerala.
  • The most popular art from of Kasaragod district is Yakshaganam.
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