Antsangasanga

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Antsangasanga
Antsangasanga is located in Madagascar
Antsangasanga
Antsangasanga
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°50′S 48°17′E / 17.833°S 48.283°E / -17.833; 48.283
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Ambatondrazaka
Elevation[1] 770 m (2,530 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antsangasanga is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatondrazaka, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 69.5% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 30% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize and cassava. 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 2008-03-06. 

Coordinates: 17°50′S 48°17′E / 17.833°S 48.283°E / -17.833; 48.283