Vohitrandriana

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Vohitrandriana
Vohitrandriana is located in Madagascar
Vohitrandriana
Vohitrandriana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°45′S 48°16′E / 20.750°S 48.267°E / -20.750; 48.267
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Nosy Varika
Elevation[1] 121 m (397 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 31,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vohitrandriana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Nosy Varika, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 31,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Vohitrandriana is served by a local airport. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and cassava. Services provide employment for 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: 20°45′S 48°16′E / 20.750°S 48.267°E / -20.750; 48.267