Bekitro is a rural municipality in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Bekily, which is a part of Androy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,000 in 2001 commune census.
|• Mayor||Henri Ramandefitra|
|• Total||1,027 km2 (397 sq mi)|
|Elevation||329 m (1,079 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC3 (EAT)|
Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 78% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 20% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are cassava and peanuts; also maize is an important agricultural product. Industry and services provide both employment for 0.5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 1% of the population.
- REFORMES ET INNOVATIONS COMPTABLES DANS LE SECTEUR PUBLIC LOCAL MALGACHE
- Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
- "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-02.