Irina, Madagascar

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Irina is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°26′S 46°6′E / 22.433°S 46.100°E / -22.433; 46.100
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Ihosy
Elevation[1] 740 m (2,430 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

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

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 66.6% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 33.3% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava, tobacco and tomato. Services provide employment for 0.1% 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 2008-04-24. 

Coordinates: 22°26′S 46°6′E / 22.433°S 46.100°E / -22.433; 46.100