Evato

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Evato
Evato is located in Madagascar
Evato
Evato
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°36′S 47°41′E / 22.600°S 47.683°E / -22.600; 47.683
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Atsinanana
District Farafangana
Elevation[1] 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Evato is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Farafangana, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and bananas; also coffee is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 4% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 1% 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 2008-05-05. 

Coordinates: 22°36′S 47°41′E / 22.600°S 47.683°E / -22.600; 47.683