Andasibe (also Andasibe Gara) is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Moramanga, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13493 in 2006.
|• Total||363 km2 (140 sq mi)|
|Elevation||810 - 1,200 m (−3,130 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC3 (EAT)|
The nearby national parks offer many job creations in the town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. Sixty-percent of the commune's population is farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are corn, bananas and manioc. Industry and services provide both employment for 20% of the population.
Primary and junior-level secondary education are available in town.
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