Mangidy

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Mangidy
Mangidy is located in Madagascar
Mangidy
Mangidy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°15′S 46°48′E / 21.250°S 46.800°E / -21.250; 46.800
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ikalamavony
Elevation[1] 1,248 m (4,094 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mangidy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ikalamavony, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 39.9% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.1% 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°15′S 46°48′E / 21.250°S 46.800°E / -21.250; 46.800