Andabotoka

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Andabotoka
Andabotoka is located in Madagascar
Andabotoka
Andabotoka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°6′S 44°8′E / 18.100°S 44.133°E / -18.100; 44.133
Country  Madagascar
Region Melaky
District Maintirano
Elevation[1] 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andabotoka is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maintirano, which is a part of Melaky Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 13% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are wheat, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-04. 

Coordinates: 18°6′S 44°8′E / 18.100°S 44.133°E / -18.100; 44.133