Ankazomborona

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Ankazomborona
Ankazomborona is located in Madagascar
Ankazomborona
Ankazomborona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°7′S 46°45′E / 16.117°S 46.750°E / -16.117; 46.750
Country Madagascar
RegionBoeny
DistrictMarovoay
Elevation8 m (26 ft)
Population
(2001)[2]
 • Total25,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Ankazomborona is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Marovoay, which is a part of Boeny Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 25,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 30% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% of the population. Additionally, fishing employs 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 2008-03-02.

Coordinates: 16°7′S 46°45′E / 16.117°S 46.750°E / -16.117; 46.750