Miantsoarivo

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Miantsoarivo
Miantsoarivo is located in Madagascar
Miantsoarivo
Miantsoarivo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°12′S 47°24′E / 19.200°S 47.400°E / -19.200; 47.400
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Arivonimamo
Elevation[1] 1,395 m (4,577 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 23,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Miantsoarivo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 23,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and taro. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°12′S 47°24′E / 19.200°S 47.400°E / -19.200; 47.400