Antenimbe is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Antenimbe
Antenimbe is located in Madagascar
Antenimbe
Antenimbe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°12′S 47°6′E / 19.200°S 47.100°E / -19.200; 47.100
Country Madagascar
RegionItasy
DistrictArivonimamo
Elevation1,668 m (5,472 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total6,000
 • Ethnicities
Merina
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 crop is rice, while other important products are beans, cassava and potatoes.[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 2008-04-23.

Coordinates: 19°12′S 47°6′E / 19.200°S 47.100°E / -19.200; 47.100