Vohilava, Nosy Varika

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Vohilava is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°42′S 48°21′E / 20.700°S 48.350°E / -20.700; 48.350
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Nosy Varika
Elevation[1] 74 m (243 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vohilava is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Nosy Varika, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region.

It is situated at the RN 11 between Nosy Varika and Mananjary.

The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 20°42′S 48°21′E / 20.700°S 48.350°E / -20.700; 48.350