Andranovelona

Andranovelona is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatolampy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Andranovelona
Andranovelona is located in Madagascar
Andranovelona
Andranovelona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°39′S 47°38′E / 19.650°S 47.633°E / -19.650; 47.633
Country Madagascar
RegionVakinankaratra
DistrictAmbatolampy
Elevation1,576 m (5,171 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total15,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 94% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize, cassava and potatoes. Industry and services provide employment for 4% and 1% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-04-22.

Coordinates: 19°39′S 47°38′E / 19.650°S 47.633°E / -19.650; 47.633