Andranomafana

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Andranomafana
Andranomafana is located in Madagascar
Andranomafana
Andranomafana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°2′S 44°20′E / 22.033°S 44.333°E / -22.033; 44.333
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Ankazoabo
Elevation[1] 319 m (1,047 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andranomafana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ankazoabo, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 55% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 44% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cassava, while other important products are maize and rice. 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 2008-03-12. 

Coordinates: 22°2′S 44°20′E / 22.033°S 44.333°E / -22.033; 44.333