Andranolava

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Andranolava
Andranolava is located in Madagascar
Andranolava
Andranolava
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°39′S 44°41′E / 22.650°S 44.683°E / -22.650; 44.683
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Sakaraha
Elevation[1] 558 m (1,831 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andranolava is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sakaraha, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 45% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and onions. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 4% 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 2008-03-25. 

Coordinates: 22°39′S 44°41′E / 22.650°S 44.683°E / -22.650; 44.683