Miandrarivo

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Miandrarivo
Miandrarivo is located in Madagascar
Miandrarivo
Miandrarivo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°26′S 46°45′E / 19.433°S 46.750°E / -19.433; 46.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Faratsiho
Elevation[1] 1,419 m (4,656 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 27,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Miandrarivo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Faratsiho, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 27,000 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, while an additional 8% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize and potatoes. Services provide employment for 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°26′S 46°45′E / 19.433°S 46.750°E / -19.433; 46.750