Tanambe

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Tanambe
Tanambe is located in Madagascar
Tanambe
Tanambe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°22′S 48°27′E / 17.367°S 48.450°E / -17.367; 48.450
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Amparafaravola
Elevation[1] 770 m (2,530 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 19,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tanambe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Amparafaravola, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 19,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. Services provide employment for 6% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 4% 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 2008-03-24. 

Coordinates: 17°22′S 48°27′E / 17.367°S 48.450°E / -17.367; 48.450