Tritriva

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Not to be confused with Lake Tritriva.
Tritriva
Tritriva is located in Madagascar
Tritriva
Tritriva
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°55′S 46°56′E / 19.917°S 46.933°E / -19.917; 46.933
Country  Madagascar
Province Antananarivo
Region Vakinankaratra
District Betafo
Elevation[1] 1,692 m (5,551 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 17,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tritriva is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betafo, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region in Antananarivo Province. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is potatoes, while other important products are maize, barley, rice and soya.[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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°55′S 46°56′E / 19.917°S 46.933°E / -19.917; 46.933