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Ibity is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°7′S 47°1′E / 20.117°S 47.017°E / -20.117; 47.017
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Antsirabe II
Elevation[1] 2,006 m (6,581 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ibity is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsirabe II, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is maize, while other important products are peanuts, beans, cassava and rice. Industry provides 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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 20°7′S 47°1′E / 20.117°S 47.017°E / -20.117; 47.017