Manakompy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Bekily, which is a part of Androy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Manakompy
Manakompy is located in Madagascar
Manakompy
Manakompy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°18′S 45°23′E / 24.300°S 45.383°E / -24.300; 45.383
Country Madagascar
RegionAndroy
DistrictBekily
Elevation396 m (1,299 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total5,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.9% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and peanuts, while other important agricultural products are maize, cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 0.1% 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 2008-05-02.

Coordinates: 24°18′S 45°23′E / 24.300°S 45.383°E / -24.300; 45.383