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Ifatsy is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°24′S 47°45′E / 22.400°S 47.750°E / -22.400; 47.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Vohipeno
Elevation[1] 20 m (70 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ifatsy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohipeno, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 93% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are coffee and oranges, while other important agricultural products are cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 22°24′S 47°45′E / 22.400°S 47.750°E / -22.400; 47.750