Iavinomby-Vohibola

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Iavinomby-Vohibola
Iavinomby-Vohibola is located in Madagascar
Iavinomby-Vohibola
Iavinomby-Vohibola
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°20′S 47°5′E / 21.333°S 47.083°E / -21.333; 47.083
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Fianarantsoa II
Elevation[1] 1,109 m (3,638 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Iavinomby-Vohibola is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fianarantsoa II, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.7% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava, sweet potatoes and potatoes. Services provide employment for 0.3% 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°20′S 47°5′E / 21.333°S 47.083°E / -21.333; 47.083