Mihavatsy

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Mihavatsy
Mihavatsy is located in Madagascar
Mihavatsy
Mihavatsy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°54′S 44°8′E / 22.900°S 44.133°E / -22.900; 44.133
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Sakaraha
Elevation[1] 480 m (1,570 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mihavatsy 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 55% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 44% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cassava, while other important products are maize and taro. Services provide employment for 1% 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°54′S 44°8′E / 22.900°S 44.133°E / -22.900; 44.133