Nasandratrony

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Nasandratrony
Nasandratrony is located in Madagascar
Nasandratrony
Nasandratrony
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°43′S 46°56′E / 21.717°S 46.933°E / -21.717; 46.933
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Fianarantsoa II
Elevation[1] 1,292 m (4,239 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Nasandratrony is a town and commune in Madagascar.

It belongs to the district of Fianarantsoa II, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 4% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°43′S 46°56′E / 21.717°S 46.933°E / -21.717; 46.933