Talata Vohimena

Talata Vohimena is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manandriana, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region.

Talata Vohimena
Talata Vohimena is located in Madagascar
Talata Vohimena
Talata Vohimena
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°51′S 46°58′E / 20.850°S 46.967°E / -20.850; 46.967
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictManandriana
Elevation1,268 m (4,160 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total14,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

DescriptionEdit

The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 47.5% and 47.5% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-05-13.

Coordinates: 20°51′S 46°58′E / 20.850°S 46.967°E / -20.850; 46.967