Anivorano Nord

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Anivorano Nord
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Anivorano-Nord
Anivorano Nord is located in Madagascar
Anivorano Nord
Anivorano Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 12°44′S 49°14′E / 12.733°S 49.233°E / -12.733; 49.233
Country  Madagascar
Region Diana
District Antsiranana II
Elevation[1] 440 m (1,440 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Anivorano Nord or Anivorano Avaratra is a municipality (French: commune, Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 census the population of Anivorano Nord was 15,000.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 99% of the population are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanut and maize. Services provide employment for 1% of the population.[2]

Geography[edit]

Anivorano Nord is situated at the Route nationale 6 at 69 km from Diego Suarez. Next towns are Ambilobe and Andrafiabe.[3]

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 2008-02-13. 
  3. ^ Atlas Mondial, France Loisir, page 159

Coordinates: 12°44′S 49°14′E / 12.733°S 49.233°E / -12.733; 49.233