Antsakoamaro

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

Antsakoamaro
Antsakoamaro is located in Madagascar
Antsakoamaro
Antsakoamaro
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°15′S 45°11′E / 24.250°S 45.183°E / -24.250; 45.183
Country Madagascar
RegionAndroy
DistrictBekily
Elevation437 m (1,434 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total5,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 9.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is peanuts, while other important products are cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-05-02.

Coordinates: 24°15′S 45°11′E / 24.250°S 45.183°E / -24.250; 45.183