Beforona

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Beforona
Beforona is located in Madagascar
Beforona
Beforona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°58′S 48°35′E / 18.967°S 48.583°E / -18.967; 48.583
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Moramanga
Elevation[1] 549 m (1,801 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Beforona is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Moramanga, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro 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 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is coffee, while other important products are bananas and rice. 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 2008-03-24. 

Coordinates: 18°58′S 48°35′E / 18.967°S 48.583°E / -18.967; 48.583