Ankaraobato, Marovoay

Ankaraobato is a rural municipality in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Marovoay, which is a part of Boeny Region. The population of the commune was 10,723 in 2019.

Ankaraobato
Ankaraobato is located in Madagascar
Ankaraobato
Ankaraobato
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°21′S 46°11′E / 16.350°S 46.183°E / -16.350; 46.183
Country Madagascar
RegionBoeny
DistrictMarovoay
Area
 • Total3.750 km2 (1.448 sq mi)
Elevation
56 m (184 ft)
Population
 (2019)Census
 • Total10,723
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
416

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 29% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas and maize. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 10% of the population.[1]

Twelve villages (fokontany) belong to this municipality:[2]

  • 01 – ANKARAOBATO - 00 km distance to the seat of the municipality
  • 02 – BEANAMAMY/MALAO - 15 km
  • 03 – SOAGOAGO - 12 km
  • 04 – TSIANALOKA - 02 km
  • 05 – ANTAMBARA/BEHANITRA - 02 km
  • 06 – MORAFENO - 01 km
  • 07 – MAVOZAZA - 18 km
  • 08 – BEMAHOGO - 22 km
  • 09 – ANDROTRA - 25 km
  • 10 – BETSIKIRY - 45 km
  • 11 – BEKORATSAKA - 40 km
  • 12 – AMBATOFALIA - 62 km

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-02.
  2. ^ MONOGRAPHIE DE LA COMMUNE RURALE ANKARAOBATO

Coordinates: 16°21′S 46°11′E / 16.350°S 46.183°E / -16.350; 46.183