Ankilizato, Ampanihy

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Ankilizato
Ankilizato is located in Madagascar
Ankilizato
Ankilizato
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°29′S 44°45′E / 24.483°S 44.750°E / -24.483; 44.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Ampanihy
Elevation[1] 280 m (920 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankilizato 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 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 75% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 24% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are maize and peanuts; also cassava is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-03-11. 

Coordinates: 24°29′S 44°45′E / 24.483°S 44.750°E / -24.483; 44.750