Ankondromena

Ankondromena is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Miandrivazo, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ankondromena
Ankondromena is located in Madagascar
Ankondromena
Ankondromena
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°23′S 45°3′E / 18.383°S 45.050°E / -18.383; 45.050
Country Madagascar
RegionMenabe
DistrictMiandrivazo
Elevation216 m (709 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total8,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority, 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 5% of the population.[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 2008-03-09.

Coordinates: 18°23′S 45°3′E / 18.383°S 45.050°E / -18.383; 45.050