Vohiposa

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Vohiposa
Vohiposa is located in Madagascar
Vohiposa
Vohiposa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°59′S 47°9′E / 20.983°S 47.150°E / -20.983; 47.150
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ambohimahasoa
Elevation[1] 1,250 m (4,100 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 16,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vohiposa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambohimahasoa, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and peanuts, while other important agricultural products are beans and maize. Industry and services provide employment for 2% and 8% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 20°59′S 47°9′E / 20.983°S 47.150°E / -20.983; 47.150