Vohimasina Sud

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Vohimasina Sud
Vohimasina Sud is located in Madagascar
Vohimasina Sud
Vohimasina Sud
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°51′S 48°3′E / 21.850°S 48.050°E / -21.850; 48.050
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vohimasina Sud 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 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 93% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are soya and cloves, while other important agricultural products are coffee and sweet potatoes. Additionally fishing employs 7% 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°51′S 48°3′E / 21.850°S 48.050°E / -21.850; 48.050