The south Indian State of Kerala has 14 districts which are generally grouped into three traditional regions - North Kerala comprised of five districts of Kasargod, Kannur (Cannanore), Wayanad (Wynad), Kozhikode (Calicut) and Malappuram; Central Kerala comprised of four districts of Palakkad (Palghat), Thrissur (Trichur), Ernakulam (Cochin), Idukki; and South Kerala comprised of five districts of Alappuzha (Alleppey), Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kollam (Quilon) and Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum). All these districts of Kerala are divided into Taluks which are further subdivided into villages. Idukki is the largest district of Kerala with its prime attractions of wildlife sanctuaries and hill stations whereas Alappuzha, the Malayalam name for Alleppey is regarded as the "Venice of the East" is the smallest district of Kerala with its prime attractions of temples, churches, palaces etc. Kannur is famous in the world for its extraordinary natural beauty, beaches, etc.; Kasargod attracted the tourists for historical architectures beaches and breathtaking picturesque landscape; the Kerala district of Kozhikode is famous for its wildlife and lush vegetation; district of Mallapuram attracts the tourists for its lush green forests, the dreamy Nilgiris, a scenic landscape and fertile riverbeds; Wayanad is known as "Green Paradise" because of its dense forests, foliage, rich harvest of condiments and spices; Ernakulam is regarded as the "Queen of Arabian Sea" with its prime attractions of waterfalls, palaces, temples and festivals etc. The district of Kottayam is famous in India and in the world for many of the things introduced first like English School was started by the Missionaries of the Church Mission Society (CMS), Kottayam as the first town in India to achieve cent percent literacy and first printing press was introduced in Kerala district of Kottayam.