|• Official||Malayalam, English|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
|Nearest city||Kollam (33.5 km)|
Demographic-Census Data 2011
|0-6 age group||2339||10.02% of population|
|Female sex ratio||1158||state av=1084|
|literacy rate||93.80 %||state av=94.0|
|Female literacy||91.54 %|
Here many seek a livelihood based on Thazha or screw pine. Screw pine weaving of mats is one of the oldest crafts popular in Thazhava. Even though now the weaving of screw pine mats have been comparatively reduced than the earlier times, there exists few traditional weavers who still continue this profession. Mats are now being exported within as well as outside India.
In the ancient times, screw pine mats were weaved and distributed in bulk to various provinces within Kerala including Travancore province.
Main transport is provided by State owned Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) and private transport bus operators.
Karunagappally railway station is the nearest railway station.
Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport.
- "Census of India : Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
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