Nosiarina

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Nosiarina
Bemarivo River near Nosiarina
Bemarivo River near Nosiarina
Nosiarina is located in Madagascar
Nosiarina
Nosiarina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°13′S 50°3′E / 14.217°S 50.050°E / -14.217; 50.050
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Sambava
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Nosiarina is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sambava, which is a part of Sava Region. It is situated at the Bemarivo River and the Route Nationale 5a between Sambava and Vohemar.

The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[1]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and vanilla, while other important agricultural products are banana and coffee. Services provide employment for 1% of the population.[1]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-02-23. 

Coordinates: 14°13′S 50°3′E / 14.217°S 50.050°E / -14.217; 50.050