Antsahamena

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Antsahamena
Antsahamena is located in Madagascar
Antsahamena
Antsahamena
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°55′S 49°45′E / 14.917°S 49.750°E / -14.917; 49.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Andapa
Elevation[1] 505 m (1,657 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,418
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antsahamena is a commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Andapa, which is a part of Sava Region. According to 2001 census the population of Antsahamena was 3,418.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 99.5% of the population are farmers. The most important crops are rice and vanilla; also coffee is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-02-15. 

Coordinates: 14°55′S 49°45′E / 14.917°S 49.750°E / -14.917; 49.750