Vohimasina Nord

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Vohimasina Nord
Vohimasina Nord is located in Madagascar
Vohimasina Nord
Vohimasina Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°44′S 48°8′E / 21.733°S 48.133°E / -21.733; 48.133
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 19 m (62 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 22,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vohimasina Nord 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 22,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90.3% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is cloves, while other important products are oranges, cassava and rice. Industry and services provide employment for 1.5% and 2.2% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 6% 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°44′S 48°8′E / 21.733°S 48.133°E / -21.733; 48.133