|Elevation||1,576 m (5,171 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC3 (EAT)|
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 beans, maize and potatoes. Services provide employment for 5% of the population.
- Honoré N. Razafindramiandra (1939-1996), Malagasy politician