Kalandy

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Kalandy
Kalandy is located in Madagascar
Kalandy
Kalandy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°45′S 48°44′E / 15.750°S 48.733°E / -15.750; 48.733
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Mandritsara
Elevation[1] 337 m (1,106 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 14,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Kalandy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mandritsara, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, cloves, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-02-28. 

Coordinates: 15°45′S 48°44′E / 15.750°S 48.733°E / -15.750; 48.733