Vohimanitra

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Vohimanitra
Vohimanitra is located in Madagascar
Vohimanitra
Vohimanitra
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°42′S 47°42′E / 21.700°S 47.700°E / -21.700; 47.700
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 219 m (719 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vohimanitra is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 47.5% and 47.5% of the working population. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane and cassava. 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°42′S 47°42′E / 21.700°S 47.700°E / -21.700; 47.700