Thoothoor is a coastal village situated in the Vilavancode taluk of Kanyakumari District. This place is blessed with numerous coconut trees and long stretches of white sand beaches. People mainly depend on fishing for their livelihood. The fishermen of this place are experts in shark hunting using traditional methods. The famous Anantha Victoria Marthanda Canal (AVM Canal) passes through this village.


St Jude’s College, Pius XI Higher Secondary School and Infant Jesus Matriculation School are the major educational institutions. The place is also famous for a Catholic Church.


Thoothoor is located 45 km west of Nagercoil and 40 km south–east of Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport and the nearest railway stations are Parashshala Railway Station and Kuzhithurai Railway Station.


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