Mahazony is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambalavao, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Mahazony
Mahazony is located in Madagascar
Mahazony
Mahazony
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°59′S 47°1′E / 21.983°S 47.017°E / -21.983; 47.017
Country Madagascar
RegionHaute Matsiatra
DistrictAmbalavao
Elevation1,055 m (3,461 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total11,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and tobacco. 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 2008-05-01.

Coordinates: 21°59′S 47°1′E / 21.983°S 47.017°E / -21.983; 47.017