Ankaramena, Ambalavao

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Ankaramena is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°56′S 46°38′E / 21.933°S 46.633°E / -21.933; 46.633
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ambalavao
Elevation[1] 905 m (2,969 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankaramena is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambalavao, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and cassava; also maize 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°56′S 46°38′E / 21.933°S 46.633°E / -21.933; 46.633