Befody

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Befody
Befody is located in Madagascar
Befody
Befody
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°46′S 47°56′E / 20.767°S 47.933°E / -20.767; 47.933
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Nosy Varika
Elevation [1] 466 m (1,529 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Befody is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Nosy Varika, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 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 coffee, beans 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 20°46′S 47°56′E / 20.767°S 47.933°E / -20.767; 47.933