Andreba

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Andreba
Andreba is located in Madagascar
Andreba
Andreba
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°35′S 48°11′E / 14.583°S 48.183°E / -14.583; 48.183
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Antsohihy
Elevation[1] 48 m (157 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andreba is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsohihy, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2] It on the shore of Lake Alaotra.

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and pepper. Services provide employment for 3% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 12% 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 2008-02-29. 

Coordinates: 14°35′S 48°11′E / 14.583°S 48.183°E / -14.583; 48.183