Andrafainkona

Andrafainkona is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohemar, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Andrafainkona
Andrafainkona is located in Madagascar
Andrafainkona
Andrafainkona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°44′S 49°28′E / 13.733°S 49.467°E / -13.733; 49.467
Country Madagascar
RegionSava
DistrictVohemar
Elevation740 m (2,430 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total5,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and vanilla, while other important agricultural products are coffee and beans. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-02-25.

Coordinates: 13°44′S 49°28′E / 13.733°S 49.467°E / -13.733; 49.467