Manambondro

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Manambondro
Manambondro is located in Madagascar
Manambondro
Manambondro
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°48′S 47°33′E / 23.800°S 47.550°E / -23.800; 47.550
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Atsinanana
District Vangaindrano
Elevation[1] 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Manambondro is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vangaindrano, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Manambondro is served by a local airport. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee, cloves and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 1% 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 2008-05-05. 

Coordinates: 23°48′S 47°33′E / 23.800°S 47.550°E / -23.800; 47.550