Tanambao Tsirandrana

Tanambao Tsirandrana is a town and commune 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 2,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Tanambao Tsirandrana
Tanambao Tsirandrana is located in Madagascar
Tanambao Tsirandrana
Tanambao Tsirandrana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°14′S 45°33′E / 24.233°S 45.550°E / -24.233; 45.550
Country Madagascar
RegionAndroy
DistrictBekily
Elevation459 m (1,506 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total2,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 20% 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 2008-05-02.

Coordinates: 24°14′S 45°33′E / 24.233°S 45.550°E / -24.233; 45.550