Ankiliabo, Ampanihy

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Ankiliabo is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°41′S 44°43′E / 24.683°S 44.717°E / -24.683; 44.717
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Ampanihy
Elevation[1] 247 m (810 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankiliabo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in southwestern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ampanihy, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 35% and 60% of the working population. The most important crops are cassava and chickpea; also maize is an important agricultural product.Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 4% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-03-11. 

Coordinates: 24°41′S 44°43′E / 24.683°S 44.717°E / -24.683; 44.717