Karianga is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vondrozo, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 21,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Karianga
Karianga is located in Madagascar
Karianga
Karianga
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°25′S 47°22′E / 22.417°S 47.367°E / -22.417; 47.367
Country Madagascar
RegionAtsimo-Atsinanana
DistrictVondrozo
Elevation263 m (863 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total21,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-05-10.

Coordinates: 22°25′S 47°22′E / 22.417°S 47.367°E / -22.417; 47.367