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Ranomainty is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°52′S 48°7′E / 17.867°S 48.117°E / -17.867; 48.117
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Amparafaravola
Elevation[1] 824 m (2,703 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ranomainty is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Amparafaravola, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro 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 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 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 2008-03-24. 

Coordinates: 17°52′S 48°7′E / 17.867°S 48.117°E / -17.867; 48.117