Antsohimbondrona

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Antsohimbondrona
Antsohimbondrona is located in Madagascar
Antsohimbondrona
Antsohimbondrona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°5′S 48°51′E / 13.083°S 48.850°E / -13.083; 48.850
Country Flag of Madagascar.svg Madagascar
Region Diana
District Ambilobe
Elevation[1] 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 32,080
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antsohimbondrona is a municipality (French: commune, Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambilobe, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 census the population of Antsohimbondrona was 32080.[2]

Antsohimbondrona has a maritime harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining.[2]

The majority (65%) of the population are farmers. The most important crop is sugarcane, while other important products are cotton and rice. Industry and services provide employment for 13% and 7% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 15% of the population.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c d "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-02-13. 

Coordinates: 13°5′S 48°51′E / 13.083°S 48.850°E / -13.083; 48.850