Mangidy is a rural municipality in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ikalamavony, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 23,033 in 2018.

Mangidy
Mangidy is located in Madagascar
Mangidy
Mangidy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°15′S 46°48′E / 21.250°S 46.800°E / -21.250; 46.800
Country Madagascar
RegionHaute Matsiatra
DistrictIkalamavony
Elevation1,248 m (4,094 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total23,033
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
314

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 39.9% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.1% of the population.[2]

In the territory of this municipality is also the village of Famoriana, that is famous for its wine production.[3]

ReferenceEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-01.
  3. ^ Wine production in Famoriana

Coordinates: 21°15′S 46°48′E / 21.250°S 46.800°E / -21.250; 46.800