|Elevation||1,391 m (4,564 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Fandriana is a town and commune in Central Highlands of Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fandriana, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 29,000 in 2001 commune census.
In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining.
Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 45% and 35% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and sweet potatoes. Industry and services provide employment for 5% and 15% of the population, respectively.
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