Alarobia Bemaha

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Alarobia Bemaha
Alarobia Bemaha is located in Madagascar
Alarobia Bemaha
Alarobia Bemaha
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°12′S 46°53′E / 20.200°S 46.883°E / -20.200; 46.883
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Betafo
Elevation[1] 1,195 m (3,921 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Alarobia Bemaha is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betafo, which is a part of Vakinankaratra region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 15% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are maize and ginger, while other important agricultural products are beans and rice.[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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 20°12′S 46°53′E / 20.200°S 46.883°E / -20.200; 46.883