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Imeritsitosika is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°59′S 47°19′E / 18.983°S 47.317°E / -18.983; 47.317
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Arivonimamo
Elevation[1] 1,301 m (4,268 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 33,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Imeritsitosika is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 33,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. 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 rice, while other important products are vegetables, cassava and potatoes. Services provide employment for 1% of the population.[2]

Near Imeritsitosika, there is a 240 metres high radio mast, the tallest structure of Madagascar.

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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 18°59′S 47°19′E / 18.983°S 47.317°E / -18.983; 47.317