Manombo Sud

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Manombo Sud
Manombo Sud is located in Madagascar
Manombo Sud
Manombo Sud
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°57′S 43°28′E / 22.950°S 43.467°E / -22.950; 43.467
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Toliara II
Elevation[1] 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 17,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Manombo Sud 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 population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 55% of the population works in fishing. 35% are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are cassava and sugarcane, while other important agricultural products are maize and lima beans. Services provide employment for 5% 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: 22°57′S 43°28′E / 22.950°S 43.467°E / -22.950; 43.467