Fanjakana, Beroroha

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Fanjakana
Fanjakana is located in Madagascar
Fanjakana
Fanjakana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°41′S 45°7′E / 21.683°S 45.117°E / -21.683; 45.117
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Beroroha
Elevation[1] 159 m (522 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
 • Ethnicities Bara
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Fanjakana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Beroroha, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 92% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 6% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans and maize. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-04-29. 

Coordinates: 21°41′S 45°7′E / 21.683°S 45.117°E / -21.683; 45.117