Fenoarivo, Farafangana

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Fenoarivo is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°7′S 47°34′E / 23.117°S 47.567°E / -23.117; 47.567
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Atsinanana
District Farafangana
Elevation[1] 24 m (79 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 16,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Fenoarivo 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 16,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 94.5% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is coffee, while other important products are cassava, pepper and rice. 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 2008-05-05. 

Coordinates: 23°7′S 47°34′E / 23.117°S 47.567°E / -23.117; 47.567