The city centre of Toliara (Tuléar) as of 2007.
Location of Toliara in Madagascar
Toliara (also known as Toliary; formerly Tuléar) is a city in Madagascar. Madagascar, or Republic of Madagascar (older name Malagasy Republic) is an Island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern Madagascar, or Republic of Madagascar (older name Malagasy Republic) is an Island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern
It is the capital of the Atsimo-Andrefana region and the Toliara province. Atsimo-Andrefana is a region in Toliara Province of Madagascar. Toliara (also Toliary or Tuléar) is a province of Madagascar with an area of 161405 km²
The current spelling(s) of the name was adopted in the 1970s, and reflects the orthography of the Malagasy language. This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. The orthography of a language specifies the correct way of using a specific Writing system to write the language This article is about the Malagasy language For the Malagasy ethnic group see Malagasy people. Many geographic place names were similarly altered in this time from their previous French spellings following Malagasy independence in 1960.
The city has a population of 101,661 (2001 census). Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. As a port town it acts as a major import/export hub for commodities such as sisal, soap, hemp, cotton, rice, and peanuts. Sisal or sisal hemp is an Agave Agave sisalana that yields a stiff Fiber used in making Rope. SOAP (see below for name and origins is a protocol for exchanging XML -based messages over Computer networks normally using This article is about the cultivation and uses of industrial hemp not its psychoactive cousin Cannabis (drug. Cotton is a soft staple Fibre that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant ( Gossypium sp Rice is a Cereal foodstuff which forms an important part of the diet of many people worldwide and as such it is a staple food for many The peanut, or Groundnut ( Arachis hypogaea) is a species in the Legume family Fabaceae native to South America, Mexico
Air Madagascar operates scheduled flights to here. Société Nationale Malgache de Transports Aériens, operating as Air Madagascar, is an Airline based in Antananarivo, Madagascar.