Analavory, Miarinarivo

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Analavory
Analavory is located in Madagascar
Analavory
Analavory
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°58′S 46°43′E / 18.967°S 46.717°E / -18.967; 46.717
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Miarinarivo
Elevation[1] 1,199 m (3,934 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 45,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Analavory is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Miarinarivo, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 45,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and tomato. Services provide employment for 15% of the population.[2]

Some 12 km north-east from the town are located Analavory Geysers - four cold water geysers.[3]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 
  3. ^ "Analavory Geysers". Wondermondo. 2011. 

Coordinates: 18°58′S 46°43′E / 18.967°S 46.717°E / -18.967; 46.717