Fandrandava

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Fandrandava
Fandrandava is located in Madagascar
Fandrandava
Fandrandava
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°31′S 47°15′E / 21.517°S 47.250°E / -21.517; 47.250
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Fianarantsoa II
Elevation[1] 1,157 m (3,796 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Fandrandava is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fianarantsoa II, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra 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 76.5% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 12% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava, sweet potatoes and potatoes. Industry and services provide employment for 10% and 1% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°31′S 47°15′E / 21.517°S 47.250°E / -21.517; 47.250