Thumba is famous for Vikram Sara Bhai Space center. Thumba became well-known to the out-siders after the establishment of Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS), which was the first of that kind in India.

Thumba is a vast village with borders Meenamkulam in the east, St. Dominic's Vettucaud in the north, Kochuthara in the south and Arabian sea towards west. Large number of the medicinal herb plant Thumba was found in abundance here till the end of 1990s. Hence the name Thumba.

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