Manompana

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Manompana
Manompana is located in Madagascar
Manompana
Manompana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°41′S 49°44′E / 16.683°S 49.733°E / -16.683; 49.733
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Soanierana Ivongo
Elevation[1] 41 m (135 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 16,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Manompana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soanierana Ivongo, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and cloves; also coffee is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 8% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 2% 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 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 16°41′S 49°44′E / 16.683°S 49.733°E / -16.683; 49.733