Anontsibe Centre

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Anontsibe Centre
Anontsibe  Centre is located in Madagascar
Anontsibe  Centre
Anontsibe Centre
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°22′S 44°28′E / 21.367°S 44.467°E / -21.367; 44.467
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Manja
Elevation[1] 333 m (1,093 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Anontsibe Centre or Anontsibe Sakalava is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manja, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and onions, while other important agricultural products are maize and lima beans.[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: 21°22′S 44°28′E / 21.367°S 44.467°E / -21.367; 44.467