Andrembesoa

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Andrembesoa
Andrembesoa is located in Madagascar
Andrembesoa
Andrembesoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°9′S 46°39′E / 20.150°S 46.650°E / -20.150; 46.650
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Betafo
Elevation[1] 1,216 m (3,990 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andrembesoa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betafo, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98.5% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and maize, while other important agricultural products are peanuts and cassava. Industry provides 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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 20°9′S 46°39′E / 20.150°S 46.650°E / -20.150; 46.650