Mandabe

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Mandabe
Mandabe is located in Madagascar
Mandabe
Mandabe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°3′S 44°56′E / 21.050°S 44.933°E / -21.050; 44.933
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Mahabo
Elevation[1] 289 m (948 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 27,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mandabe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mahabo, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 27,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and cassava. 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 2008-03-10. 

Coordinates: 21°3′S 44°56′E / 21.050°S 44.933°E / -21.050; 44.933