Bemanonga

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Bemanonga
Bemanonga is located in Madagascar
Bemanonga
Bemanonga
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°17′S 44°21′E / 20.283°S 44.350°E / -20.283; 44.350
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Morondava
Elevation[1] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 22,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Bemanonga is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Morondava, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 22,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 52% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 8% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and lima beans. Industry and services provide employment for 7% and 3% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 30% of the population.[2]

The Andranomena Wildlifer Reserve is situated in the territory of the commune of Bemanonga.

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 2008-03-11. 

Coordinates: 20°17′S 44°21′E / 20.283°S 44.350°E / -20.283; 44.350