Voloina

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Voloina
Voloina is located in Madagascar
Voloina
Voloina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°34′S 49°37′E / 15.567°S 49.617°E / -15.567; 49.617
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Maroantsetra
Elevation[1] 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Voloina is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maroantsetra, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

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 cloves, while other important products are coffee, rice and vanilla. Services provide employment for 3% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 2% 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 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 15°34′S 49°37′E / 15.567°S 49.617°E / -15.567; 49.617