Andemaka

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Andemaka
Andemaka is located in Madagascar
Andemaka
Andemaka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°18′S 47°45′E / 22.300°S 47.750°E / -22.300; 47.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Vohipeno
Elevation[1] 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 16,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andemaka is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohipeno, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 73% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 15% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and sugarcane. Industry and services provide employment for 0.1% and 9.9% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 22°18′S 47°45′E / 22.300°S 47.750°E / -22.300; 47.750