Andilanatoby

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Andilanatoby
Andilanatoby is located in Madagascar
Andilanatoby
Andilanatoby
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°56′S 48°14′E / 17.933°S 48.233°E / -17.933; 48.233
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Ambatondrazaka
Elevation[1] 802 m (2,631 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 22,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Andilanatoby is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatondrazaka, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 22,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 3% 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 2008-03-06. 

Coordinates: 17°56′S 48°14′E / 17.933°S 48.233°E / -17.933; 48.233