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Antaritarika is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 25°24′S 45°45′E / 25.400°S 45.750°E / -25.400; 45.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Androy
District Tsiombe
Elevation[1] 138 m (453 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antaritarika is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Tsiombe, which is a part of Androy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 38% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are maize and cowpeas, while other important agricultural products are peanuts and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 10% 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: 25°24′S 45°45′E / 25.400°S 45.750°E / -25.400; 45.750