|Elevation||791 m (2,595 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Manakambahiny Ouest or Manakambahiny Andrefana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatondrazaka, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 22,000 in 2001 commune census.
Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 7% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, beans and cassava. Industry and services provide both employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 1% of the population.
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