Antsahampano

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Antsahampano
Antsahampano is located in Madagascar
Antsahampano
Antsahampano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 12°19′S 49°11′E / 12.317°S 49.183°E / -12.317; 49.183
Country  Madagascar
Region Diana
District Antsiranana II
Elevation[1] 28 m (92 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,624
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antsahampano is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Antsahampano was 7,624.[2]

Antsahampano has a maritime harbour. Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 60% of the population are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is maize, while other important products are onions, rice and tomatoes. Industry and services provide employment for 5% and 4% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 6% 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 2008-02-13. 

Coordinates: 12°19′S 49°11′E / 12.317°S 49.183°E / -12.317; 49.183