Andasibe, Moramanga

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Andasibe
Andasibe station
Andasibe station
Andasibe is located in Madagascar
Andasibe
Andasibe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°56′S 48°25′E / 18.933°S 48.417°E / -18.933; 48.417
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Moramanga
Elevation[1] 964 m (3,163 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andasibe 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 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and sweet potatoes. Industry and services provide both employment for 20% of the population.[2]

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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°56′S 48°25′E / 18.933°S 48.417°E / -18.933; 48.417