Andaingo

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Andaingo Gara
Andaingo Gara is located in Madagascar
Andaingo Gara
Andaingo Gara
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°12′S 48°17′E / 18.200°S 48.283°E / -18.200; 48.283
Country Madagascar
RegionAlaotra-Mangoro
DistrictMoramanga
Elevation978 m (3,209 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total15,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Andaingo (also Andaingo Gara) is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Moramanga, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and taro. Services provide employment for 15% 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 2008-03-24.

Coordinates: 18°12′S 48°17′E / 18.200°S 48.283°E / -18.200; 48.283