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Saranambana is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°15′S 49°11′E / 17.250°S 49.183°E / -17.250; 49.183
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Fenerive Est
Elevation[1] 272 m (892 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 47,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Saranambana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fenerive Est, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 47,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and cloves. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-03-07. 

Coordinates: 17°15′S 49°11′E / 17.250°S 49.183°E / -17.250; 49.183