Bekorobo

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Bekorobo
Bekorobo is located in Madagascar
Bekorobo
Bekorobo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°48′S 45°54′E / 23.800°S 45.900°E / -23.800; 45.900
Country  Madagascar
Region Anosy
District Betroka
Elevation[1] 957 m (3,140 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Bekorobo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betroka, which is a part of Anosy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 75% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 20% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and onions, while other important agricultural products are peanuts and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-05-04. 

Coordinates: 23°48′S 45°54′E / 23.800°S 45.900°E / -23.800; 45.900