Masindray, Soavinandriana

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Masindray is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°16′S 46°44′E / 19.267°S 46.733°E / -19.267; 46.733
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Soavinandriana
Elevation[1] 1,355 m (4,446 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Masindray is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soavinandriana, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and bambara groundnut. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°16′S 46°44′E / 19.267°S 46.733°E / -19.267; 46.733