Antaly

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Antaly
Antaly is located in Madagascar
Antaly
Antaly
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°23′S 44°24′E / 24.383°S 44.400°E / -24.383; 44.400
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Ampanihy
Elevation[1] 314 m (1,030 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antaly is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in southwestern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ampanihy, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 38% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cassava, while other important products are sugarcane, sweet potatos and rice. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  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: 24°23′S 44°24′E / 24.383°S 44.400°E / -24.383; 44.400