Andromba is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatondrazaka, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Andromba
Andromba is located in Madagascar
Andromba
Andromba
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°24′S 48°38′E / 17.400°S 48.633°E / -17.400; 48.633
Country Madagascar
RegionAlaotra-Mangoro
DistrictAmbatondrazaka
Elevation782 m (2,566 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total3,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 52% of the population works in fishing. 42% are farmers, while an additional 6% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and peanuts; also cassava is an important agricultural product.[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 2008-03-06.

Coordinates: 17°24′S 48°38′E / 17.400°S 48.633°E / -17.400; 48.633