Ankaranabo Nord

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Ankaranabo Nord
Ankaranabo Nord is located in Madagascar
Ankaranabo Nord
Ankaranabo Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°11′S 45°17′E / 24.183°S 45.283°E / -24.183; 45.283
Country  Madagascar
Region Androy
District Bekily
Elevation[1] 411 m (1,348 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankaranabo Nord is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Bekily, which is a part of Androy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 19% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cassava, while other important products are peanuts and rice. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-05-02. 

Coordinates: 24°11′S 45°17′E / 24.183°S 45.283°E / -24.183; 45.283