Manaratsandry Coordinates: Country Madagascar Region Boeny District Marovoay Elevation 30 m (98 ft) Population (2001) - Total 20,000 Time zone EAT (UTC3)
Manaratsandry is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Marovoay, which is a part of Boeny Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 20,000 in 2001 commune census.
Manaratsandry has a riverine harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 16% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and maize. Industry and services provide both employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 2% of the population.
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Ambato-Boeni Mahajanga Mahajanga II Marovoay Mitsinjo Soalala This Boeny location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.