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Ankatafa is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°37′S 48°22′E / 13.617°S 48.367°E / -13.617; 48.367
Country  Madagascar
Region Diana
District Ambanja
Elevation[1] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,652
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankatafa is a municipality (French: commune, Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambanja, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 census the population of Ankatafa was 8,652.[2]

Ankatafa has a harbour, and primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population are farmers. The most important crop is coffee, while other important products are cocoa and rice. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-02-13. 

Coordinates: 13°37′S 48°22′E / 13.617°S 48.367°E / -13.617; 48.367