Ranomafana, Ifanadiana

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Ranomafana
Ranomafana is located in Madagascar
Ranomafana
Ranomafana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°15′S 47°27′E / 21.250°S 47.450°E / -21.250; 47.450
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Ifanadiana
Elevation[1] 876 m (2,874 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ranomafana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ifanadiana, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in the 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in the town. 60% of the population of the commune are farmers; the most important crops are bananas and rice, while other important agricultural products are pineapple and cassava. Services provide employment for 40% of the population.[2] There is an outdoor swimming pool and bath filled by hot water springs. A number of hotels are found throughout the village, accommodating tourist that come to visit the nearby Ranomafana National Park.

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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: 21°15′S 47°27′E / 21.250°S 47.450°E / -21.250; 47.450