Beteza

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Beteza
Beteza is located in Madagascar
Beteza
Beteza
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°27′S 45°7′E / 24.450°S 45.117°E / -24.450; 45.117
Country Madagascar
RegionAndroy
DistrictBekily
Elevation309 m (1,014 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total7,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Beteza is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Bekily, which is a part of Androy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 19.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are cassava and peanuts, while other important agricultural products are maize and rice. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-05-02.

Coordinates: 24°27′S 45°7′E / 24.450°S 45.117°E / -24.450; 45.117