Andasibe, Vavatenina

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Andasibe is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°20′S 48°54′E / 17.333°S 48.900°E / -17.333; 48.900
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Vavatenina
Elevation[1] 554 m (1,818 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 20,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andasibe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 20,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and coffee; also cloves are an important agricultural product. Services provide 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 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 17°20′S 48°54′E / 17.333°S 48.900°E / -17.333; 48.900