Mandrofify

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Mandrofify
Mandrofify is located in Madagascar
Mandrofify
Mandrofify
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°31′S 43°58′E / 23.517°S 43.967°E / -23.517; 43.967
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Toliara II
Elevation[1] 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mandrofify or Manorofify is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Toliara II, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The town is situated at the Onilahy River. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 15% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are sweet potatos and tomato, while other important agricultural products are maize and cowpeas. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 3% 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 2008-03-13. 

Coordinates: 23°31′S 43°58′E / 23.517°S 43.967°E / -23.517; 43.967