Tsitondroina

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Tsitondroina
Tsitondroina is located in Madagascar
Tsitondroina
Tsitondroina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°18′S 45°59′E / 21.300°S 45.983°E / -21.300; 45.983
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ikalamavony
Elevation[1] 674 m (2,211 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 30,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tsitondroina is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ikalamavony, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 30,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 52% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 48% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize, cassava and onions.[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: 21°18′S 45°59′E / 21.300°S 45.983°E / -21.300; 45.983