Antanifotsy, Soanierana Ivongo

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Antanifotsy is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°52′S 49°38′E / 16.867°S 49.633°E / -16.867; 49.633
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Soanierana Ivongo
Elevation[1] 11 m (36 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antanifotsy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soanierana Ivongo, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and cloves, while other important agricultural products are lychee and vanilla. Services provide employment for 3% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 2% 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 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 16°52′S 49°38′E / 16.867°S 49.633°E / -16.867; 49.633