|Elevation||1,292 m (4,239 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Ankerana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambohimahasoa, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, cassava and potatoes. Services provide employment for 5% of the population.
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