Masoarivo, Belo sur Tsiribihina
|District||Belo sur Tsiribihina|
|Elevation||25 m (82 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Masoarivo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Belo sur Tsiribihina, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 30% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans and chickpeas. Services provide employment for 5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 15% of the population.
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