|Elevation||15 m (49 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Ankisatra is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maintirano, which is a part of Melaky Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are coconuts and rice; also bananas are an important agricultural product. Additionally fishing employs 8% of the population.
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