Antsampandrano, Antanifotsy

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Antsampandrano is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°55′S 47°34′E / 19.917°S 47.567°E / -19.917; 47.567
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Antanifotsy
Elevation[1] 1,620 m (5,310 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 19,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antsampandrano is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antanifotsy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 19,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and potatoes. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°55′S 47°34′E / 19.917°S 47.567°E / -19.917; 47.567