Miary Lamatihy

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Miary Lamatihy
Miary Lamatihy is located in Madagascar
Miary Lamatihy
Miary Lamatihy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°52′S 44°28′E / 22.867°S 44.467°E / -22.867; 44.467
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Sakaraha
Elevation[1] 393 m (1,289 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Miary Lamatihy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sakaraha, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cotton, while other important products are cassava, lima beans and rice. Services provide employment for 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 2008-03-25. 

Coordinates: 22°52′S 44°28′E / 22.867°S 44.467°E / -22.867; 44.467