Savana

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Not to be confused with Savanna.
Savana
Savana is located in Madagascar
Savana
Savana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°23′S 47°54′E / 22.383°S 47.900°E / -22.383; 47.900
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Vohipeno
Elevation[1] 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Savana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohipeno, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 74.9% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee, lychee and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 25% 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 22°23′S 47°54′E / 22.383°S 47.900°E / -22.383; 47.900