|Elevation||847 m (2,779 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC3 (EAT)|
Antanandava is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatondrazaka, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and peanuts; also maize is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 10% of the population.
Situated close to the commune is the Zahamena National Park.
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