Miarinarivo, Ambalavao

Miarinarivo is a town and commune in 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 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Miarinarivo
Miarinarivo is located in Madagascar
Miarinarivo
Miarinarivo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°5′S 47°3′E / 22.083°S 47.050°E / -22.083; 47.050
Country Madagascar
RegionHaute Matsiatra
DistrictAmbalavao
Elevation1,080 m (3,540 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava, sweet potatoes and tobacco. Services provide employment for 1% of the population.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  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: 22°5′S 47°3′E / 22.083°S 47.050°E / -22.083; 47.050