Kalafotsy

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Kalafotsy
Kalafotsy is located in Madagascar
Kalafotsy
Kalafotsy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°17′S 47°19′E / 22.283°S 47.317°E / -22.283; 47.317
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Ikongo
Elevation[1] 305 m (1,001 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Kalafotsy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ikongo, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane and cassava. Services provide employment for 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 22°17′S 47°19′E / 22.283°S 47.317°E / -22.283; 47.317