Antanimora Sud

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Antanimora Sud
Antanimora Atsimo
Antanimora Sud is located in Madagascar
Antanimora Sud
Antanimora Sud
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°49′S 45°40′E / 24.817°S 45.667°E / -24.817; 45.667
Country  Madagascar
Region Androy
District Ambovombe
Elevation[1] 297 m (974 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 17,000
 • Ethnicities Antandroy
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antanimora Sud (Antanimora Atsimo) is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambovombe-Androy, which is a part of Androy Region.

It is situated at the Route nationale 13, Ihosy to Tolagnaro, at 321 km from Ihosy, 203 km from Betroka, 78 km from Beraketa and 62 km from Ambovombe.

The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Antanimora Sud is served by a local airport. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 52% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 45% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are cassava and peanuts; also maize is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 3% 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 2008-05-02. 

Coordinates: 24°49′S 45°40′E / 24.817°S 45.667°E / -24.817; 45.667