Bedidy

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Bedidy
Bedidy is located in Madagascar
Bedidy
Bedidy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°28′S 48°1′E / 17.467°S 48.017°E / -17.467; 48.017
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Amparafaravola
Elevation[1] 917 m (3,009 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Bedidy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Amparafaravola, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-03-24. 

Coordinates: 17°28′S 48°1′E / 17.467°S 48.017°E / -17.467; 48.017