Education and Research
The state of Kerala is famous for its literacy rate, hence it is not surprising that the Kerala capital comprises some of the most prestigious educational institutions. Some major institutes include the Kerala Technological University and the University of Kerala.
Furthermore, research centres like ISRO’s Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, a campus of the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research and the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology are also located here.
Air and Sea Ports
The Southern Air headquarters of the IAF is located in the Kerala capital. Also, the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station and the Vizhinjam International Seaport will soon be opened in Thiruvananthapuram.
Lastly, the city also has some amazing tourist attractions like the Padmanabhaswamy Temple, beaches of Kovalam and Varkala, etc., that bring a lot of tourism to the Kerala capital every year.
Name the Capital City of the Kerala State
The capital of Kerala is the beautiful city of Thiruvananthapuram which was earlier referred to as Trivandrum but was officially renamed after 1991. The Kerala capital is the largest city in the state of Kerala and is known for being the Information and Technology hub of the state. Finally, the city consists of premier educational institutions and research centres, air force headquarters, seaports and some amazing tourist attractions.
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