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Andranovao

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Country  Madagascar
District  Maintirano
Elevation  14 m
Population  12,000 (2001)
Region  Melaky
Time zone  EAT (UTC3)
Local time  Thursday 11:17 AM
Andranovao
Weather  32°C, Wind S at 8 km/h, 70% Humidity

Andranovao is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maintirano, which is a part of Melaky Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 40% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and maize, while other important agricultural products are bananas, wheat and coconuts. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 8% of the population.

References

Andranovao Wikipedia


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