Bealampona

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Bealampona
Bealampona is located in Madagascar
Bealampona
Bealampona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°41′S 49°31′E / 14.683°S 49.517°E / -14.683; 49.517
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Andapa
Elevation[1] 904 m (2,966 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,976
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Bealampona is a commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Andapa, which is a part of Sava Region. According to 2001 census the population of Bealampona was 11,976.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 99% of the population are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee, sugarcane and vanilla. Services provide 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 2008-02-15. 

Coordinates: 14°41′S 49°31′E / 14.683°S 49.517°E / -14.683; 49.517