Mikoboka

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Mikoboka
Mikoboka is located in Madagascar
Mikoboka
Mikoboka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°45′S 44°4′E / 22.750°S 44.067°E / -22.750; 44.067
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Sakaraha
Elevation[1] 626 m (2,054 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mikoboka 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 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 53% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 42% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cassava, while other important products are sweet potatoes, 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°45′S 44°4′E / 22.750°S 44.067°E / -22.750; 44.067