Mangatsiotra

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Mangatsiotra
Mangatsiotra is located in Madagascar
Mangatsiotra
Mangatsiotra
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°17′S 47°57′E / 22.283°S 47.950°E / -22.283; 47.950
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mangatsiotra is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany 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 65% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is lychee, while other important products are coffee, cloves and mango. Industry and services provide employment for 10% and 2.5% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 20% 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: 22°17′S 47°57′E / 22.283°S 47.950°E / -22.283; 47.950