Mangidrano

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Mangidrano
Mangidrano is located in Madagascar
Mangidrano
Mangidrano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°17′S 48°58′E / 14.283°S 48.967°E / -14.283; 48.967
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Bealanana
Elevation[1] 1,207 m (3,960 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mangidrano or Mangindrano is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Bealanana, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 1.5% 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 2008-02-29. 

Coordinates: 14°17′S 48°58′E / 14.283°S 48.967°E / -14.283; 48.967