Mizilo Gara

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Mizilo Gara
Mizilo Gara is located in Madagascar
Mizilo Gara
Mizilo Gara
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°0′S 47°57′E / 22.000°S 47.950°E / -22.000; 47.950
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mizilo Gara is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 94% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are cassava and lychee, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane and rice. Industry and services provide employment for 5% and 1% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 22°0′S 47°57′E / 22.000°S 47.950°E / -22.000; 47.950