Berevo-Ranobe

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Berevo-Ranobe
Berevo-sur-Ranobe
Berevo-Ranobe is located in Madagascar
Berevo-Ranobe
Berevo-Ranobe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°13′S 44°17′E / 17.217°S 44.283°E / -17.217; 44.283
Country  Madagascar
Region Melaky
District Maintirano
Elevation[1] 22 m (72 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Berevo-Ranobe or Berevo-sur-Ranobe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maintirano, which is a part of Melaky Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Berevo-Ranobe has a maritime harbour. Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 30% and 65% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coconuts, cassava and seeds of catechu. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-03-04. 

Coordinates: 17°13′S 44°17′E / 17.217°S 44.283°E / -17.217; 44.283