Manjakandriana

Manjakandriana is a town and commune in Manjakandriana District, Analamanga Region, in the Central Highlands of Madagascar. It is located 47 km east of Antananarivo on the Route Nationale RN2 and the railway line from Antananarivo - Toamasina.

Manjakandriana
Railway station of Manjakandriana
Railway station of Manjakandriana
Manjakandriana is located in Madagascar
Manjakandriana
Manjakandriana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°33′S 47°28′E / 18.550°S 47.467°E / -18.550; 47.467
Country Madagascar
RegionAnalamanga
DistrictManjakandriana
Government
 • MayorEva Ravaloriaka
Area
 • Total120 km2 (50 sq mi)
Elevation
1,450 m (4,760 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total22,188
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
postal code
116

EconomyEdit

The economy is based on agriculture. Rice, corn, peanuts, beans, manioc are the main crops.

Local AttractionsEdit

The Peyrieras Reptile Reserve (a butterfly farm and reptile center) is at Marozevo, 20 km (12 mi) east of Manjakandriana on the Route Nationale RN2.

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