Andriamena

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Andriamena
Andriamena is located in Madagascar
Andriamena
Andriamena
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°26′S 47°30′E / 17.433°S 47.500°E / -17.433; 47.500
Country  Madagascar
Region Betsiboka
District Tsaratanana
Elevation[1] 771 m (2,530 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andriamena is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Tsaratanana, which is a part of Betsiboka Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 54% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 44% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-03-05. 

Coordinates: 17°26′S 47°30′E / 17.433°S 47.500°E / -17.433; 47.500