Tamponala

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Tamponala
Tamponala is located in Madagascar
Tamponala
Tamponala
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°18′S 46°25′E / 19.300°S 46.417°E / -19.300; 46.417
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Soavinandriana
Elevation[1] 898 m (2,946 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tamponala is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soavinandriana, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 97% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, beans and cassava. 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°18′S 46°25′E / 19.300°S 46.417°E / -19.300; 46.417