Andratamarina

Andratamarina is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sambava, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Andratamarina
Andratamarina is located in Madagascar
Andratamarina
Andratamarina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°21′S 49°55′E / 14.350°S 49.917°E / -14.350; 49.917
Country Madagascar
RegionSava
DistrictSambava
Elevation83 m (272 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total8,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 95% of the population in the commune are farmers. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are coffee and rice. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-02-23.

Coordinates: 14°21′S 49°55′E / 14.350°S 49.917°E / -14.350; 49.917