Alakamisy Antivato

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Alakamisy Antivato
Alakamisy Antivato is located in Madagascar
Alakamisy Antivato
Alakamisy Antivato
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°53′S 46°54′E / 19.883°S 46.900°E / -19.883; 46.900
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Betafo
Elevation[1] 1,542 m (5,059 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)
Climate Cwb

Alakamisy Antivato is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betafo, which is a part of Vakinankaratra region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and potatoes, while other important agricultural products are maize, barley and soya.[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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°53′S 46°54′E / 19.883°S 46.900°E / -19.883; 46.900