Mahatsinjo, Maevatanana

Mahatsinjo is a rural municipality in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maevatanana, which is a part of Betsiboka Region. The population of the municipality was 14675 in 2018.

Mahatsinjo
Mahatsinjo is located in Madagascar
Mahatsinjo
Mahatsinjo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°44′S 47°2′E / 17.733°S 47.033°E / -17.733; 47.033
Country Madagascar
RegionBetsiboka
DistrictMaevatanana
Elevation816 m (2,677 ft)
Population
 (2018)Census
 • Total14,675
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
412

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 12% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize, cassava, barley and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 3% of the population.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-05.

Coordinates: 17°44′S 47°2′E / 17.733°S 47.033°E / -17.733; 47.033