Jangany 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 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Jangany
Jangany is located in Madagascar
Jangany
Jangany
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°51′S 45°47′E / 22.850°S 45.783°E / -22.850; 45.783
Country Madagascar
RegionAnosy
DistrictBetroka
Elevation907 m (2,976 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
 • Ethnicities
Bara
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in the town thanks to the presence of a Roman Catholic mission. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 40% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, sugarcane and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 5% and 3% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 2% 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: 22°51′S 45°47′E / 22.850°S 45.783°E / -22.850; 45.783