Andrakata

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Andrakata
Andrakata is located in Madagascar
Andrakata
Andrakata
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°37′S 49°43′E / 14.617°S 49.717°E / -14.617; 49.717
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Andapa
Elevation[1] 434 m (1,424 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,401
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andrakata is a commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Andapa, which is a part of Sava Region. According to 2001 census the population of Andrakata was 15,401.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98.5% of the population are farmers. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are coffee, beans and rice. Services provide employment for 1.5% 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 2008-02-15. 

Coordinates: 14°37′S 49°43′E / 14.617°S 49.717°E / -14.617; 49.717