Manamisoa is a rural commune in the Central Highlands of 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 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Manamisoa
Manamisoa is located in Madagascar
Manamisoa
Manamisoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°46′S 46°58′E / 21.767°S 46.967°E / -21.767; 46.967
Country Madagascar
RegionHaute Matsiatra
DistrictAmbalavao
Elevation1,076 m (3,530 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total4,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 96% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and grapes; also cassava is an important agricultural product. Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 2% of the population, respectively.[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°46′S 46°58′E / 21.767°S 46.967°E / -21.767; 46.967