Manakana Nord

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Manakana Nord
Manakana Nord is located in Madagascar
Manakana Nord
Manakana Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°19′S 47°51′E / 21.317°S 47.850°E / -21.317; 47.850
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Mananjary
Elevation[1] 58 m (190 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Manakana Nord is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mananjary, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.8% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and bananas, while other important agricultural products are cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 0.1% 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: 21°19′S 47°51′E / 21.317°S 47.850°E / -21.317; 47.850