|Elevation||292 m (958 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Maniry is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in southwestern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ampanihy, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 3% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, maize and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 0.5% and 1% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 0.5% of the population.
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