Antsampandrano, Ambatolampy

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Antsampandrano
Antsampandrano is located in Madagascar
Antsampandrano
Antsampandrano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°32′S 47°35′E / 19.533°S 47.583°E / -19.533; 47.583
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Ambatolampy
Elevation[1] 1,569 m (5,148 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 20,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antsampandrano is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatolampy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 20,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize, cassava and potatoes. Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 2% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°32′S 47°35′E / 19.533°S 47.583°E / -19.533; 47.583