Andranopasy

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Andranopasy
Andranopasy is located in Madagascar
Andranopasy
Andranopasy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°17′S 43°44′E / 21.283°S 43.733°E / -21.283; 43.733
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Manja
Elevation[1] 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andranopasy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manja, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 75% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is lima beans, while other important products are peas, beans and maize. Additionally fishing employs 20% 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 2008-03-11. 

Coordinates: 21°17′S 43°44′E / 21.283°S 43.733°E / -21.283; 43.733