Vinaninony Nord

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Vinaninony Nord
Vinaninony Nord is located in Madagascar
Vinaninony Nord
Vinaninony Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°29′S 47°1′E / 19.483°S 47.017°E / -19.483; 47.017
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Faratsiho
Elevation[1] 1,934 m (6,345 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vinaninony Nord (Vinaninony Avaratra) is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Faratsiho, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49% and 46% of the working population. The most important crop are potatoes, while other important products are beans, maize and rice. Services provide employment for 5% 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°29′S 47°1′E / 19.483°S 47.017°E / -19.483; 47.017