Beparasy

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Beparasy
Beparasy is located in Madagascar
Beparasy
Beparasy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°10′S 48°2′E / 19.167°S 48.033°E / -19.167; 48.033
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Moramanga
Elevation[1] 914 m (2,999 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Beparasy 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 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans 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 2008-03-24. 

Coordinates: 19°10′S 48°2′E / 19.167°S 48.033°E / -19.167; 48.033