Andriba

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Andriba
Andriba is located in Madagascar
Andriba
Andriba
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°35′S 46°56′E / 17.583°S 46.933°E / -17.583; 46.933
Country  Madagascar
Region Betsiboka
District Maevatanana
Elevation[1] 633 m (2,077 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 32,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andriba is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maevatanana, which is a part of Betsiboka Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 32,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and raffia palm, while other important agricultural products are cassava and bambara groundnut. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-03-05. 

Coordinates: 17°35′S 46°56′E / 17.583°S 46.933°E / -17.583; 46.933