Antaritarika

Antaritarika is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Tsiombe, which is a part of Androy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Antaritarika
Antaritarika is located in Madagascar
Antaritarika
Antaritarika
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 25°24′S 45°45′E / 25.400°S 45.750°E / -25.400; 45.750
Country Madagascar
RegionAndroy
DistrictTsiombe
Elevation138 m (453 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total12,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 38% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are maize and cowpeas, while other important agricultural products are peanuts and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 10% 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 2008-05-02.

Coordinates: 25°24′S 45°45′E / 25.400°S 45.750°E / -25.400; 45.750