Kerala is a state in the southern part of India.It is on the west coast.The capital is Thiruvananthapuram (formerly known as Trivandrum). It is the state with the highest literacy(near 100%)and human development index in India. It is famous for its greenery, backwaters, ayurveda, beaches, making it a hot destination for tourists, leading to the moniker -"gods own country". The language is Malayalam and the residents are called malayali. The malayali diaspora is widespread especially in USA n the middle east.