Andranovory

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Andranovory
Andranovory is located in Madagascar
Andranovory
Andranovory
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°8′S 44°8′E / 23.133°S 44.133°E / -23.133; 44.133
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Toliara II
Elevation[1] 474 m (1,555 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 31,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andranovory is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Toliara II, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 31,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 35% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are maize and cotton; also cassava is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 5% of the population.[2]

Geography[edit]

Andranovory is situated at the route nationale No. 7 (Tuléar-Fianarantsoa) at 70 km from Tuléar and 64 km from Sakaraha[3] and its intersection with Route nationale 10.

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 2008-03-13. 
  3. ^ Atlas Mondial, France Loisir, page 159

Coordinates: 23°8′S 44°8′E / 23.133°S 44.133°E / -23.133; 44.133