Ranotsara Nord

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Ranotsara Nord
Ranotsara Nord is located in Madagascar
Ranotsara Nord
Ranotsara Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°47′S 46°35′E / 22.783°S 46.583°E / -22.783; 46.583
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Iakora
Elevation[1] 635 m (2,083 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 14,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ranotsara Nord is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Iakora, which is a part of Ihorombe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ranotsara Nord has a riverine harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and beans. 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 22°47′S 46°35′E / 22.783°S 46.583°E / -22.783; 46.583