Manato is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vondrozo, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Manato is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°24′S 47°29′E / 22.400°S 47.483°E / -22.400; 47.483
Country Madagascar
Elevation133 m (436 ft)
 • Total7,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.9% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee and cassava. 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 2008-05-10.

Coordinates: 22°24′S 47°29′E / 22.400°S 47.483°E / -22.400; 47.483