Miorimivalana

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Miorimivalana
Miorimivalana is located in Madagascar
Miorimivalana
Miorimivalana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°13′S 49°12′E / 17.217°S 49.200°E / -17.217; 49.200
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Fenerive Est
Elevation[1] 283 m (928 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 21,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Miorimivalana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fenerive Est, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 21,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 7% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cloves, while other important products are coffee, lychee and rice. Services provide employment for 8% 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 2008-03-07. 

Coordinates: 17°13′S 49°12′E / 17.217°S 49.200°E / -17.217; 49.200