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Maintsokely is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°24′S 48°11′E / 16.400°S 48.183°E / -16.400; 48.183
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Andilamena
Elevation[1] 459 m (1,506 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Maintsokely is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Andilamena, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro 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 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and sugarcane. Services provide employment for 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 2008-03-06. 

Coordinates: 16°24′S 48°11′E / 16.400°S 48.183°E / -16.400; 48.183