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Miary is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°18′S 43°44′E / 23.300°S 43.733°E / -23.300; 43.733
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Toliara II
Elevation[1] 34 m (112 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Miary is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Toliara II, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana 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. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 40% and 40% of the working population. The most important crops are cotton and cassava, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane and maize. Services provide employment for 20% 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 2008-03-13. 

Coordinates: 23°18′S 43°44′E / 23.300°S 43.733°E / -23.300; 43.733