Belambo, Vohemar

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Belambo is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°57′S 49°49′E / 13.950°S 49.817°E / -13.950; 49.817
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Vohemar
Elevation[1] 356 m (1,168 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Belambo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to Vohemar District, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99.9% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are coffee, beans and rice. 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 2008-02-27. 

Coordinates: 13°57′S 49°49′E / 13.950°S 49.817°E / -13.950; 49.817