Andrembesoa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betafo, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Andrembesoa
Andrembesoa is located in Madagascar
Andrembesoa
Andrembesoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°9′S 46°39′E / 20.150°S 46.650°E / -20.150; 46.650
Country Madagascar
RegionVakinankaratra
DistrictBetafo
Elevation1,216 m (3,990 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total12,000
 • Ethnicities
Merina
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98.5% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and maize, while other important agricultural products are peanuts and cassava. Industry provides 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 2008-04-22.

Coordinates: 20°9′S 46°39′E / 20.150°S 46.650°E / -20.150; 46.650