Anontsibe Centre

Anontsibe Centre or Anontsibe Sakalava is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manja, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Anontsibe Centre
Anontsibe Centre is located in Madagascar
Anontsibe Centre
Anontsibe Centre
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°22′S 44°28′E / 21.367°S 44.467°E / -21.367; 44.467
Country Madagascar
RegionMenabe
DistrictManja
Elevation333 m (1,093 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and onions, while other important agricultural products are maize and lima beans.[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 2008-03-11.

Coordinates: 21°22′S 44°28′E / 21.367°S 44.467°E / -21.367; 44.467