Bemahatazana, Miandrivazo

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Bemahatazana
Bemahatazana is located in Madagascar
Bemahatazana
Bemahatazana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°32′S 45°24′E / 19.533°S 45.400°E / -19.533; 45.400
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Miandrivazo
Elevation[1] 67 m (220 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Bemahatazana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Miandrivazo, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans and maize. Services provide employment for 4% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 2% 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 2008-03-09. 

Coordinates: 19°32′S 45°24′E / 19.533°S 45.400°E / -19.533; 45.400