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Ankarimbary is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°25′S 47°53′E / 22.417°S 47.883°E / -22.417; 47.883
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Vohipeno
Elevation[1] 4 m (13 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankarimbary is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohipeno, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 94% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and coffee, while other important agricultural products are lychee and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 22°25′S 47°53′E / 22.417°S 47.883°E / -22.417; 47.883