Milanoa

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Milanoa
Milanoa is located in Madagascar
Milanoa
Milanoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°35′S 49°47′E / 13.583°S 49.783°E / -13.583; 49.783
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Vohemar
Elevation[1] 92 m (302 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 17,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Milanoa is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohemar, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Education[edit]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available.

Farming[edit]

The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and vanilla, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane and beans. 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 2008-02-25. 

Coordinates: 13°35′S 49°47′E / 13.583°S 49.783°E / -13.583; 49.783