Isoanala

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Isoanala
Isoanala is located in Madagascar
Isoanala
Isoanala
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°50′S 45°43′E / 23.833°S 45.717°E / -23.833; 45.717
Country  Madagascar
Region Anosy
District Betroka
Elevation[1] 688 m (2,257 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 17,000
 • Ethnicities Bara
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Isoanala is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betroka, which is a part of Anosy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49% and 48% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and cassava. Industry and services provide both employment for 1% 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 2008-05-04. 

Coordinates: 23°50′S 45°43′E / 23.833°S 45.717°E / -23.833; 45.717