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Anjanazana is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°23′S 49°45′E / 15.383°S 49.750°E / -15.383; 49.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Maroantsetra
Elevation[1] 7 m (23 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Anjanazana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maroantsetra, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and cloves; also vanilla is an important agricultural product. 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: 15°23′S 49°45′E / 15.383°S 49.750°E / -15.383; 49.750