Anjahambe

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Anjahambe
Anjahambe is located in Madagascar
Anjahambe
Anjahambe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°23′S 49°8′E / 17.383°S 49.133°E / -17.383; 49.133
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Vavatenina
Elevation[1] 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Anjahambe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 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 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and bananas, while other important agricultural products are coffee, cloves and vanilla. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 17°23′S 49°8′E / 17.383°S 49.133°E / -17.383; 49.133