Ianakafy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betroka, which is a part of Anosy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ianakafy
Ianakafy is located in Madagascar
Ianakafy
Ianakafy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°21′S 45°27′E / 23.350°S 45.450°E / -23.350; 45.450
Country Madagascar
RegionAnosy
DistrictBetroka
Elevation562 m (1,844 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total5,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49% and 50% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-05-04.

Coordinates: 23°21′S 45°27′E / 23.350°S 45.450°E / -23.350; 45.450