Soavinandriana, Manjakandriana

Soavinandriana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manjakandriana, which is a part of Analamanga Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Soavinandriana
Soavinandriana is located in Madagascar
Soavinandriana
Soavinandriana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°42′S 47°53′E / 18.700°S 47.883°E / -18.700; 47.883
Country Madagascar
RegionAnalamanga
DistrictManjakandriana
Elevation1,340 m (4,400 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total3,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans and cassava. Services provide 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 2008-06-03.

Coordinates: 18°42′S 47°53′E / 18.700°S 47.883°E / -18.700; 47.883