Antanimasaka, Ambatolampy

Antanimasaka is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatolampy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Antanimasaka
Antanimasaka is located in Madagascar
Antanimasaka
Antanimasaka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°24′S 47°34′E / 19.400°S 47.567°E / -19.400; 47.567
Country Madagascar
RegionVakinankaratra
DistrictAmbatolampy
Elevation1,594 m (5,230 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total5,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are sweet potatoes and potatoes. Services provide employment for 1% 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. Archived from the original on 5 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-05.

Coordinates: 19°24′S 47°34′E / 19.400°S 47.567°E / -19.400; 47.567