Ankarimbelo

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Ankarimbelo
Ankarimbelo is located in Madagascar
Ankarimbelo
Ankarimbelo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°8′S 47°20′E / 22.133°S 47.333°E / -22.133; 47.333
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Ikongo
Elevation[1] 180 m (590 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 24,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankarimbelo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ikongo, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 24,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 97% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are bananas and cassava. Services provide employment for 3% 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°8′S 47°20′E / 22.133°S 47.333°E / -22.133; 47.333