Alakamisy Anativato is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betafo, which is a part of Vakinankaratra region. It is situated in a distance of 127 km South-West of Antananarivo and 21 km West of Antsirabe. The population of the commune was estimated 9,407 in 2018.
|• Land||176 km2 (68 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,542 m (5,059 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC3 (EAT)|
In its North it can be accessed by the national road 34 from Antsirabe.
To the commune belong 8 fokontany (villages): Alakamisy, Ambalakatra, Ampamelomana, Antovontany, Iakarina, Imanja, Soamanandrariny and Soavina–Belanitra
Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and potatoes, while other important agricultural products are maize, barley and soya.
References and notesEdit
- (in French:) Utilisation des pouzzolanes d’Alakamisy Anativato en briques, dans le District de Betafo, Région Vakinankaratra
- Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
- "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-22.