Beroy Sud is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in southwestern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ampanihy, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Beroy Sud
Beroy Sud is located in Madagascar
Beroy Sud
Beroy Sud
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°59′S 44°40′E / 23.983°S 44.667°E / -23.983; 44.667
Country Madagascar
RegionAtsimo-Andrefana
DistrictAmpanihy
Elevation421 m (1,381 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total15,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is peanuts, while other important products are cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 18% 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 2008-03-11.

Coordinates: 23°59′S 44°40′E / 23.983°S 44.667°E / -23.983; 44.667