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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 Telemedicine 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 Bekal Fort, Chandragiri Fort and Kappil beach are in Kasaragod district.

 

  • The use of pesticide ‘Endosulphan’ caused many disasters in Kasaragod district.

 

  • Kasaragod leads in the production of Arecanut in Kerala.

 

  • The most popular art form in Kasaragod district is Yakshaganam.