Thumbe

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Thumbe
Thumbay
village
Thumbe is located in Karnataka
Thumbe
Thumbe
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°52′N 74°59′E / 12.87°N 74.98°E / 12.87; 74.98Coordinates: 12°52′N 74°59′E / 12.87°N 74.98°E / 12.87; 74.98
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Dakshina Kannada
Nearest City Mangalore
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,558
Languages
 • Official Tulu, Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)

Thumbe (Tulu:ತುಂಬೆ) is a census town in Dakshina Kannada district in the Indian state of Karnataka. Thumbe in Kannada literally means a minute white flower without any fragrance but considered extremely auspicious for worship of Shiva.

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[1] Thumbe had a population of 5558. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Thumbe has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 80%, and female literacy is 67%. In Thumbe, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.