The richest districts in Kerala. Kerala is hands-down one of the most important states in India. It’s got a very high population. And not only that, it also happens to be home to a lot of millionaires and billionaires. It is furthermore a very rich state. And for those who haven’t been to Kerala, but are planning another tour, Kerala is one of those places we would recommend. There are so many things to be seen in this state, and one of them is the elephants we have in the area. All the districts in which Kerala can be divided, are all rich. However, there are 10 of them which are richer than the rest. And it’s these top 10 richest districts in Kerala that we intend to discuss in this article.
In this article, we’d be discussing places like Ernakulam, Kollam, Alappuzha, Thrissur, Idukki, Kottayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kannur, Kozhikode, and Kasaragod. And these top 10 richest districts in Kerala have been listed in descending order of their wealth.
Top 10 Richest Districts In Kerala
Of all districts in Kerala, Ernakulam is hands-down the richest. And we doubt anyone would argue against this claim. Although it might not be the capital of the state, it is however well-known as the commercial capital of this state.
This state is home to a lot of prominent people, some of which include: Adi Sankaracharya, Swami Chinmayananda, Geevarghese Mar Gregorios of Parumala, Paulose Mar Athanasius, Shadkala Govinda Marar, Sahodaran Ayyappan, K J Yesudas, Changampuzha, G. Sankara Kurup, P K Vasudevan Nair, Balachandran Chullikad, Sreesanth, Aashin U S, Asin Thottumkal, Jayasurya, Cochin Haneefa, Sreejesh Ravindran, Sankaradi, Salim Kumar, T. K. Narayana Pillai, Jayaram, Lalu Alex, Hibi Eden, Francis George, Johnny Nellore, Anoop Jacob, Jose Thettayil, and Nivin Pauly.
Kollam is another very rich district in Kerala, and it ranks as the second richest district in the state. If you have ever been to this district, you would have no reason not to believe it to be one of the richest districts in the state.
There a number of interesting things about this district. And one of them is that it has a pretty high percentage of Christians. In this district, about 21 percent of its population are Christians. This is not a thing you’d often see in India.
India is a very old country. And this district called Alappuzha is just as old as the country itself. Alappuzha is of course one of the richest in Kerala, and it is also a nice place to visit.
There are a lot of notable people who are from this district. And just to name a few, we have Prasanth Parameswaran, Jomon T. John, Ratheesh, Nedumudi Venu, Fazil, Kunchacko Boban, Fahadh Faasil, Saji Thomas, Navajyothi Sree Karunakara Guru, S. L. Puram Sadanandan, Chelangatt Gopalakrishnan, Joy J. Kaimaparamban, Reynolds Purackal, Itty Achudan, Palackal Thoma Malpan, Mgr. Joseph C. Panjikaran, and P. J. Thomas, Polayil.
Thrissur is another pretty important district in Kerala. It is one the richest in the state, and it also happens to account for about 10 percent of the state’s population. According to the 2007 official statistics, there were about 3 million people occupying this district back then. Out of these 3 million people, about 1.4 million of them happen to be males.
Of all districts in this article, Idukki is the second-largest, by area. And this in turn makes it the least densely populated among all districts in this article. There are people who love places with low population density. And if you’re one of these people, a place like Idukki is one of those you should take into consideration, when planning to move to a place in India.
Idukki is made up of interesting towns and cities, and some of these interesting places include Thodupuzha, Kattappana, Adimali, Munnar, Devikulam, Chinnakanal, and Rajakkad.
Kottayam is one of the richest districts in Kerala. And aside from being a rich district, there isn’t much about this district. It is however important to state that there are a lot of people who come from this district. And also, this district is different from another city called also called Kottayam.
Some notable people who are from Kottayam, include K R Narayanan, Parvathy Omanakuttan, Kalabhavan Shajohn, Oommen Chandy, Mannathu Padmanabhan, Saint Alphonsa, Abhilash Tomy, Vijayaraghavan, N N Pillai, Mammootty, Dulquer Salmaan, Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, A. R. Raja Raja Varma, Kerala Varma Valiya Koil Thampuran, Janardhanan, KPAC Lalitha, Guinness Pakru, Rimi Tomy, Manoj K. Jayan, and Arundhati Roy.
When discussing the top 10 richest districts in India, a place like Thiruvananthapuram is not a place you can leave out of the article. The district has been around for a very long time, and it houses a pretty high number of people. According to a reputable source, it is claimed to be the second-most populous district in the state.
Kannur is another rich district in India, although there aren’t so many interesting things about the place. But just like Kottayam, it is home to a lot of notable people. To name a few, we have Salim Ahamed, Janaki Ammal, Athmiya, Sukumar Azhikode, Ajit Balakrishnan, N. E. Balaram, Kaithapram Damodaran, Deepak Dev, M. V. Devan, Jimmy George, A. K. Gopalan, and T. Govindan.
Kozhikode is one of the richest districts in this state, and it has got a good number of tourist places. If you plan to visit this district, the following are some places you shouldn’t miss: Kozhikode Beach, Mananchira Square, Sarovaram bio park, Thamarassery Churam, Kappad Beach, Kuttiyadi Dam, Kakkayam, Thusharagiri Falls, Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary, Indian Business Museum, Pazhassi Raja Archaeological Museum, Beypore Port, Sandbanks Vadakara, Sargaalaya Crafts Village, and Kakkadampoyil.
As of the time of writing this article, Kasaragod is the 10th richest district in Kerala. It’s not occupying this position with a large margin. In other words, we wouldn’t be surprised if it gets overtaken by one of the remaining four districts.
That’s all about the Top 10 Richest Districts In Kerala.