Bekopaka

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Bekopaka
Bekopaka is located in Madagascar
Bekopaka
Bekopaka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°1′S 44°51′E / 19.017°S 44.850°E / -19.017; 44.850
Country  Madagascar
Region Melaky
District Antsalova
Elevation[1] 334 m (1,096 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Bekopaka is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsalova, which is a part of Melaky RegionǏ. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Bekopaka is served by a local airport, and primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, maize and cassava.[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 2008-03-04. 

Coordinates: 19°1′S 44°51′E / 19.017°S 44.850°E / -19.017; 44.850