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

Fotsialanana is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°56′S 49°29′E / 16.933°S 49.483°E / -16.933; 49.483
Country Madagascar
DistrictSoanierana Ivongo
Elevation51 m (167 ft)
 • Total11,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. 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 5% of the population.[2]

References and notesEdit

  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: 16°56′S 49°29′E / 16.933°S 49.483°E / -16.933; 49.483