Andapafito is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soanierana Ivongo, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Andapafito is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°55′S 49°23′E / 16.917°S 49.383°E / -16.917; 49.383
Country Madagascar
DistrictSoanierana Ivongo
Elevation210 m (690 ft)
 • Total16,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is cloves, while other important products are coffee, rice and vanilla. Services provide employment for 10% of the population.[2]

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-08.

Coordinates: 16°55′S 49°23′E / 16.917°S 49.383°E / -16.917; 49.383