Mandoto

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Mandoto
Mandoto is located in Madagascar
Mandoto
Mandoto
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°34′S 46°17′E / 19.567°S 46.283°E / -19.567; 46.283
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Batafo
Elevation[1] 817 m (2,680 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 37,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mandoto is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Batafo, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 37,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 18% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.[2]

Geography[edit]

This town is situated on the route nationale No.34 at 117 km West of Antsirabe and 129 km East of Miandrivazo.[3]

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 2008-04-22. 
  3. ^ Atlas Mondial, France Loisir, page 158

Coordinates: 19°34′S 46°17′E / 19.567°S 46.283°E / -19.567; 46.283