Andonabe

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Andonabe
Andonabe is located in Madagascar
Andonabe
Andonabe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°28′S 47°57′E / 21.467°S 47.950°E / -21.467; 47.950
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Mananjary
Elevation[1] 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andonabe is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mananjary, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice; also pepper is an important agricultural product. Industry and services provide both 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°28′S 47°57′E / 21.467°S 47.950°E / -21.467; 47.950