Ankisabe

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Ankisabe
Ankisabe is located in Madagascar
Ankisabe
Ankisabe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°17′S 46°29′E / 19.283°S 46.483°E / -19.283; 46.483
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Soavinandriana
Elevation[1] 935 m (3,068 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ankisabe is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soavinandriana, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and maize. 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°17′S 46°29′E / 19.283°S 46.483°E / -19.283; 46.483