Alkamisikely

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Alkamisikely
Alkamisikely is located in Madagascar
Alkamisikely
Alkamisikely
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°13′S 47°11′E / 19.217°S 47.183°E / -19.217; 47.183
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Arivonimamo
Elevation[1] 1,774 m (5,820 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Alkamisikely is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo District which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 96% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 3% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and potatoes; also beans is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°13′S 47°11′E / 19.217°S 47.183°E / -19.217; 47.183