Kerala a.k.a Keralam,is a state in the south-west region of India. Kerala was formed on 1st November 1956 by combining various Malayalam-speaking regions. Spread over 38,863 km2 it is bordered by Karnataka to the north and north east, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Arabian to the west. Kerala is the thirteenth largest state by population and is divided into 14 districts with the state capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken and official language of the state. However english is used widely for business and tourism.