Ankiabe Salohy

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Ankiabe Salohy
Ankiabe Salohy is located in Madagascar
Ankiabe Salohy
Ankiabe Salohy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°36′S 48°43′E / 15.600°S 48.717°E / -15.600; 48.717
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Mandritsara
Elevation[1] 320 m (1,050 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 22,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankiabe Salohy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mandritsara, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 22,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 87% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee, sugarcane, cloves and vanilla. Services provide employment for 6% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 7% 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 2008-02-28. 

Coordinates: 15°36′S 48°43′E / 15.600°S 48.717°E / -15.600; 48.717