Mahabo, Vohipeno

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Mahabo is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°20′S 47°46′E / 22.333°S 47.767°E / -22.333; 47.767
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Vohipeno
Elevation[1] 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mahabo 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 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. 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 coffee, while other important products are cabbage, cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 0.4% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 0.1% 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°20′S 47°46′E / 22.333°S 47.767°E / -22.333; 47.767