Andrafiabe

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Andrafiabe
Andrafiabe, Diana.jpg
Andrafiabe is located in Madagascar
Andrafiabe
Andrafiabe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 12°31′S 49°24′E / 12.517°S 49.400°E / -12.517; 49.400
Country  Madagascar
Region Diana
District Antsiranana II
Elevation[1] 138 m (453 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 2,080
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andrafiabe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Andrafiabe was 2,080.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 75% of the population are farmers, while an additional 15% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and coconut; also sugarcane is an important agricultural product. Additionally fishing employs 10% of the population.[2]

Geography[edit]

Andrafiabe is situated at the Route nationale 6 between Diego Suarez and Anivorano Nord.[3]

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 2008-02-13. 
  3. ^ Atlas Mondial, France Loisir, page 159

Coordinates: 12°31′S 49°24′E / 12.517°S 49.400°E / -12.517; 49.400