Vohimasy, Farafangana

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Vohimasy
Vohimasy is located in Madagascar
Vohimasy
Vohimasy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°49′S 47°45′E / 22.817°S 47.750°E / -22.817; 47.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Atsinanana
District Farafangana
Elevation[1] 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vohimasy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Farafangana, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 91% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 8% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee, cassava and pepper. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-05-05. 

Coordinates: 22°49′S 47°45′E / 22.817°S 47.750°E / -22.817; 47.750