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Antanambe is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°26′S 49°51′E / 16.433°S 49.850°E / -16.433; 49.850
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Mananara Nord
Elevation[1] 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 18,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antanambe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mananara Nord, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 18,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and vanilla; also cloves are an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 10% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 5% 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 2008-03-07. 

Coordinates: 16°26′S 49°51′E / 16.433°S 49.850°E / -16.433; 49.850