Ivongo

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Ivongo
Ivongo is located in Madagascar
Ivongo
Ivongo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°30′S 47°2′E / 22.500°S 47.033°E / -22.500; 47.033
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Ivohibe
Elevation[1] 599 m (1,965 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

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

Ivongo has a riverine harbour. Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49.9% and 49.9% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, sugarcane and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.2% 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 22°30′S 47°2′E / 22.500°S 47.033°E / -22.500; 47.033