Kerala is a state in the Indian Union located at the southern part of the Indian peninsula. Thiruvananthapuram, the capital, Kochi and Kozhikode are the major Cities. The principal spoken language is Malayalam. Kerala is one of the most densely populated states in India and ranks 12th among states in terms of population. Kerala was named as one of the 'Ten Paradises ... More>of the World' and '50 Places of a Lifetime' by the National Geographic Traveler magazine.