Manambotra Sud

Manambotra Sud (Manambotra Atsimo) is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Farafangana, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Manambotra Sud
Manambotra Sud is located in Madagascar
Manambotra Sud
Manambotra Sud
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°55′S 47°49′E / 22.917°S 47.817°E / -22.917; 47.817
Country Madagascar
RegionAtsimo-Atsinanana
DistrictFarafangana
Elevation8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total5,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 94.9% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cassava, while other important products are coffee, pepper and rice. Services provide employment for 0.1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-05.

Coordinates: 22°55′S 47°49′E / 22.917°S 47.817°E / -22.917; 47.817