Mantaly

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Mantaly
Mantaly is located in Madagascar
Mantaly
Mantaly
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°10′S 48°58′E / 13.167°S 48.967°E / -13.167; 48.967
Country Flag of Madagascar.svg Madagascar
Region Diana
District Ambilobe
Elevation[1] 23 m (75 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 14,420
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mantaly is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambilobe, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Mantaly was 14,420.[2]

Mantaly is served by a local airport. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population are farmers, while an additional 4.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are banana, coffee and sugarcane. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-02-13. 

Coordinates: 13°10′S 48°58′E / 13.167°S 48.967°E / -13.167; 48.967