|Elevation||40 m (130 ft)|
|• Density||807.9/km2 (2,092/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (Sri Lanka Standard Time Zone)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+6 (Summer time)|
Thumbe is a village which is located in the Matara District, Southern Province, Sri Lanka.
It is located on the B536 (Kamburupitiya-Kirinda Road), approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) east of Kamburupitiya and 20 km (12 mi) north of Matara.
Thumbe has a population of 566 (as of 2015) a decline of 42.9% from 992 in 2000 and 875 in 1990.
It falls within the Kamburupitiya Polling Division in the Matara Electoral District.
Thumbe is known for its woodworking artisans.
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