Beramanja

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Beramanja
Beramanja is located in Madagascar
Beramanja
Beramanja
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°20′S 48°52′E / 13.333°S 48.867°E / -13.333; 48.867
Country Flag of Madagascar.svg Madagascar
Region Diana
District Ambilobe
Elevation[1] 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 26,273
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Beramanja is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambilobe, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Beramanja was 26,273.[2]

Beramanja has a riverine harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority of the population 58% works in fishing. 37% are farmers, while an additional 3% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is coffee, while other important products are maize, sweet potatos and rice. Industry and services provide both 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 2008-02-13. 

Coordinates: 13°20′S 48°52′E / 13.333°S 48.867°E / -13.333; 48.867