Milenaka

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Milenaka
Milenaka is located in Madagascar
Milenaka
Milenaka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°50′S 43°35′E / 22.833°S 43.583°E / -22.833; 43.583
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Toliara II
Elevation[1] 72 m (236 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Milenaka 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 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 18% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cotton, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% 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: 22°50′S 43°35′E / 22.833°S 43.583°E / -22.833; 43.583