Dabolava

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Dabolava
Dabolava is located in Madagascar
Dabolava
Dabolava
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°38′S 45°42′E / 19.633°S 45.700°E / -19.633; 45.700
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Miandrivazo
Elevation[1] 563 m (1,847 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Dabolava is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Miandrivazo, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 45% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 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 2008-03-09. 

Coordinates: 19°38′S 45°42′E / 19.633°S 45.700°E / -19.633; 45.700