Vohimasy, Manakara

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Vohimasy
Vohimasy is located in Madagascar
Vohimasy
Vohimasy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°6′S 47°47′E / 22.100°S 47.783°E / -22.100; 47.783
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 73 m (240 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 19,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vohimasy 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 19,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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: 22°6′S 47°47′E / 22.100°S 47.783°E / -22.100; 47.783