|Elevation||25 m (82 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Anorotsangana is a municipality (French: commune, Malagasy: kaominina) in north-western Madagascar over the Mozambique Channel. It is some 250 kilometres south of Antsiranana. It belongs to the district of Ambanja, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 census the population of Anorotsangana was 5,250.
Only primary schooling is available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 40% and 21.3% of the working population. The most important crops are coffee and coconut, while other important agricultural products are pepper and rice. Industry and services provide employment for 0.5% and 0.2% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 38% of the population.
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