Anketrakabe

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Anketrakabe
Anketrakabe is located in Madagascar
Anketrakabe
Anketrakabe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 12°33′S 49°20′E / 12.550°S 49.333°E / -12.550; 49.333
Country  Madagascar
Region Diana
District Antsiranana II
Elevation[1] 308 m (1,010 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 2,933
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Anketrakabe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Anketrakabe was 2,933.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 60% of the population are farmers, while an additional 40% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is maize, while other important products are peanuts and rice.[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: 12°33′S 49°20′E / 12.550°S 49.333°E / -12.550; 49.333