Mandrosohasina

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Mandrosohasina
Mandrosohasina is located in Madagascar
Mandrosohasina
Mandrosohasina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°35′S 47°10′E / 19.583°S 47.167°E / -19.583; 47.167
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Antsirabe II
Elevation[1] 1,662 m (5,453 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 20,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mandrosohasina is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsirabe II, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 20,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and potatoes; also vegetables are an important agricultural product.[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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°35′S 47°10′E / 19.583°S 47.167°E / -19.583; 47.167