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Former featured articleKerala is a former featured article. Please see the links under Article milestones below for its original nomination page (for older articles, check the nomination archive) and why it was removed.
Good articleKerala has been listed as one of the Geography and places good articles under the good article criteria. If you can improve it further, please do so. If it no longer meets these criteria, you can reassess it.
Main Page trophyThis article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page as Today's featured article on March 9, 2006.
Did You Know Article milestones
January 21, 2006Peer reviewReviewed
January 27, 2006Featured article candidatePromoted
July 16, 2009Featured article reviewDemoted
January 30, 2013Good article nomineeNot listed
May 14, 2015Good article nomineeNot listed
February 6, 2016Good article nomineeListed
Did You Know A fact from this article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page in the "Did you know?" column on February 25, 2016.
The text of the entry was: Did you know ... that the Indian state of Kerala celebrates over 10,000 festivals annually?
Current status: Former featured article, current good article

Article assesment[edit]

Can somone point out why this article is now a Former Featured article(Not seen in candidates/Archived nominations/Index) and point out what to Improve? Stalin Sunny Talk2Me 18:23, 2 June 2019 (UTC)

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Nomination of Portal:Kerala for deletion[edit]

A discussion is taking place as to whether Portal:Kerala is suitable for inclusion in Wikipedia according to Wikipedia's policies and guidelines or whether it should be deleted.

The page will be discussed at Wikipedia:Miscellany for deletion/Portal:Kerala until a consensus is reached, and anyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion. The nomination will explain the policies and guidelines which are of concern. The discussion focuses on high-quality evidence and our policies and guidelines.

Users may edit the page during the discussion, including to improve the page to address concerns raised in the discussion. However, do not remove the deletion notice from the top of the page. North America1000 20:35, 27 September 2019 (UTC)

Ancient coin[edit]

The coin shown under heading Ancient period is one Chukram and not fanam

The article is reported to be semi protected.

You can varify it by looking at its enlarged view!

Hope there is no need to cite sources!M K Mani muttappillil (talk) 16:40, 16 March 2020 (UTC)

Thank you. I've changed the caption. Dhtwiki (talk) 00:08, 17 March 2020 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 18 April 2020[edit]

add native pronunciation of "Kerala" after English pronunciation: <EE or ee represents a long 'e' sound> <l here is a retroflex 'l' sound> keerala CISG1 (talk) 09:35, 18 April 2020 (UTC)

Not done. It's not clear what changes you want to make. Please be precise about your requested change(s). –Deacon Vorbis (carbon • videos) 14:45, 18 April 2020 (UTC)

Update GDP Data[edit]

Please update the GDP data in the infobox and in the lead section. Correct GDP to 7.81 lakh and GDP per capita to 204,105. Source :[1] @Goldsztajn:. Thanks-- (talk) 14:50, 26 April 2020 (UTC)


  1. ^ "MOSPI Net State Domestic Product, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, Government of India". Retrieved 7 April 2020.
 Done Goldsztajn (talk) 18:52, 27 April 2020 (UTC)