Mahazoarivo, Fandriana

Mahazoarivo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fandriana, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was 11,869 in 2019, distributed over 21 Fokontany (villages).

Mahazoarivo
Mahazoarivo is located in Madagascar
Mahazoarivo
Mahazoarivo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°23′S 47°26′E / 20.383°S 47.433°E / -20.383; 47.433
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictFandriana
Area
 • Total255 km2 (98 sq mi)
Elevation1,443 m (4,734 ft)
Population
 (2019)Census
 • Total11,869
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
308

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 1.5% of the population.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Reconnaissance dans le paysage Fandriana-Marolambo
  2. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  3. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-13.

Coordinates: 20°23′S 47°26′E / 20.383°S 47.433°E / -20.383; 47.433