Ifanadiana

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Ifanadiana
Ifanadiana is located in Madagascar
Ifanadiana
Ifanadiana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°18′S 47°38′E / 21.300°S 47.633°E / -21.300; 47.633
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Ifanadiana
Elevation[1] 466 m (1,529 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 14,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ifanadiana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ifanadiana, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. The majority 70% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are bananas, beans and cassava. Services provide employment for 30% of the population.[2]

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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°18′S 47°38′E / 21.300°S 47.633°E / -21.300; 47.633