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Befeta is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°14′S 47°3′E / 21.233°S 47.050°E / -21.233; 47.050
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ambohimahasoa
Elevation[1] 1,082 m (3,550 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Befeta is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambohimahasoa, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are maize and grapes. Industry and services provide employment for 5% and 15% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°14′S 47°3′E / 21.233°S 47.050°E / -21.233; 47.050