Imerimandroso

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

Imerimandroso
Imerimandroso is located in Madagascar
Imerimandroso
Imerimandroso
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°26′S 48°35′E / 17.433°S 48.583°E / -17.433; 48.583
Country Madagascar
RegionAlaotra-Mangoro
DistrictAmbatondrazaka
Elevation778 m (2,552 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total11,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are cowpeas and peanuts, while other important agricultural products are maize, cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 15% of the population.[2]

TransportEdit

The district is linked to Moramanga by the Route nationale 44 (Moramanga - Ambatondrazaka - Imerimandroso - Amboavory).

NatureEdit

The Maningory Falls of the Maningory River are situated at 20 km from Imerimandroso.[3]

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 2008-03-06.
  3. ^ www.madagascar-guide.com/article/guide/decouverte/les-hautes-terres/de-tananarive-au-lac-alaotra/imerimandroso_426.html

Coordinates: 17°26′S 48°35′E / 17.433°S 48.583°E / -17.433; 48.583