Beapombo I is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betroka, which is a part of Anosy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Beapombo I
Beapombo I is located in Madagascar
Beapombo I
Beapombo I
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°4′S 45°38′E / 23.067°S 45.633°E / -23.067; 45.633
Country Madagascar
RegionAnosy
DistrictBetroka
Elevation752 m (2,467 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total7,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 48% and 48% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 2% 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 2008-05-04.

Coordinates: 23°4′S 45°38′E / 23.067°S 45.633°E / -23.067; 45.633