Beavoha

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Beavoha
Beavoha is located in Madagascar
Beavoha
Beavoha
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°35′S 44°42′E / 23.583°S 44.700°E / -23.583; 44.700
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Betioky
Elevation[1] 155 m (509 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Beavoha is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in southwest Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betioky, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 28% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are beans and onions; also peanuts are an important agricultural product. 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 2008-03-12. 

Coordinates: 23°35′S 44°42′E / 23.583°S 44.700°E / -23.583; 44.700