Ivahona

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Ivahona
Ivahona is located in Madagascar
Ivahona
Ivahona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°27′S 46°10′E / 23.450°S 46.167°E / -23.450; 46.167
Country  Madagascar
Region Anosy
District Betroka
Elevation[1] 819 m (2,687 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone UTC3 (EAT)

Ivahona 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 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 47% and 50% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-04. 

Coordinates: 23°27′S 46°10′E / 23.450°S 46.167°E / -23.450; 46.167