Trangahy

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Trangahy
Trangahy is located in Madagascar
Trangahy
Trangahy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°7′S 44°33′E / 19.117°S 44.550°E / -19.117; 44.550
Country  Madagascar
Region Melaky
District Antsalova
Elevation[1] 29 m (95 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Trangahy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsalova, which is a part of Melaky 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 (60%) of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 20% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, sugarcane and cassava. Additionally fishing employs 20% 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 2008-03-04. 

Coordinates: 19°7′S 44°33′E / 19.117°S 44.550°E / -19.117; 44.550