Ankiaka Be Nord

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Ankiaka Be Nord
Ankiaka Be Nord is located in Madagascar
Ankiaka Be Nord
Ankiaka Be Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°40′S 49°36′E / 14.667°S 49.600°E / -14.667; 49.600
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Andapa
Elevation[1] 491 m (1,611 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,253
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankiaka Be Nord or Ankiakabe is a commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Andapa, which is a part of Sava Region. According to 2001 census the population of Ankiaka Be Nord was 8,253.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 98% of the population are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee, beans and vanilla. Industry and services provide employment for 0.05% and 1.94% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 0.01% 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 2008-02-15. 

Coordinates: 14°40′S 49°36′E / 14.667°S 49.600°E / -14.667; 49.600