Manjakatompo

Manjakatompo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatolampy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Manjakatompo
Lake of Manjakatompo
Lake of Manjakatompo
Manjakatompo is located in Madagascar
Manjakatompo
Manjakatompo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°20′S 47°26′E / 19.333°S 47.433°E / -19.333; 47.433
Country Madagascar
RegionVakinankaratra
DistrictAmbatolampy
Elevation1,552 m (5,092 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total6,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

The town is situated near the Ankaratra massif and the third highest peak of Madagascar, the Mount Tsiafajavona (2643 meters).

There is a forest station near the town covering 8320 ha.[3]

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-22.
  3. ^ www.madagascar-guide.com

Coordinates: 19°20′S 47°26′E / 19.333°S 47.433°E / -19.333; 47.433