Begogo

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Begogo
Begogo is located in Madagascar
Begogo
Begogo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°29′S 46°43′E / 23.483°S 46.717°E / -23.483; 46.717
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Iakora
Elevation[1] 718 m (2,356 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Begogo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Iakora, which is a part of Ihorombe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49.95% and 49.95% of the working population. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are peanuts and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.1% 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 23°29′S 46°43′E / 23.483°S 46.717°E / -23.483; 46.717