Andriambavontsona

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Andriambavontsona
Andriambavontsona is located in Madagascar
Andriambavontsona
Andriambavontsona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°24′S 47°31′E / 15.400°S 47.517°E / -15.400; 47.517
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Analalava
Elevation[1] 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andriambavontsona (also Andribavontsona or Andrimbavontsona) is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Analalava, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 76% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 17% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 4% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 3% 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 2008-02-29. 

Coordinates: 15°24′S 47°31′E / 15.400°S 47.517°E / -15.400; 47.517