Ivato, Vohipeno

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Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Vohipeno
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ivato 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 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[1]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and oranges, while other important agricultural products are coffee and lychee. Services provide employment for 10% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 5% of the population.[1]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 22°23′16.8″S 47°52′3.5″E / 22.388000°S 47.867639°E / -22.388000; 47.867639