Soaindrana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fianarantsoaii, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Soaindrana
Soaindrana is located in Madagascar
Soaindrana
Soaindrana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°31′S 47°2′E / 21.517°S 47.033°E / -21.517; 47.033
Country Madagascar
RegionHaute Matsiatra
DistrictFianarantsoaii
Elevation1,194 m (3,917 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total8,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 8% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and cabbage, while other important agricultural products are beans and cassava. Industry and services provide both employment for 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 2008-05-01.

Coordinates: 21°31′S 47°2′E / 21.517°S 47.033°E / -21.517; 47.033