Fitampito

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Fitampito
Fitampito is located in Madagascar
Fitampito
Fitampito
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°58′S 46°19′E / 20.967°S 46.317°E / -20.967; 46.317
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ikalamavony
Elevation[1] 652 m (2,139 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Fitampito is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ikalamavony, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 44% and 55% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, beans and cassava. Services provide employment for 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 20°58′S 46°19′E / 20.967°S 46.317°E / -20.967; 46.317