Mahamaibe is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Mahamaibe
Mahamaibe is located in Madagascar
Mahamaibe
Mahamaibe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°45′S 47°53′E / 21.750°S 47.883°E / -21.750; 47.883
Country Madagascar
RegionVatovavy-Fitovinany
DistrictManakara
Elevation29 m (95 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total9,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are bananas 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 2008-05-03.

Coordinates: 21°45′S 47°53′E / 21.750°S 47.883°E / -21.750; 47.883