Vohitromby

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Vohitromby
Vohitromby is located in Madagascar
Vohitromby
Vohitromby
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°52′S 47°46′E / 22.867°S 47.767°E / -22.867; 47.767
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Atsinanana
District Farafangana
Elevation[1] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone UTC3 (EAT)

Vohitromby 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]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and coffee, while other important agricultural products are cassava, sweet potatoes, pepper and vanilla. 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 2008-05-05. 

Coordinates: 22°52′S 47°46′E / 22.867°S 47.767°E / -22.867; 47.767