Antanimasaka, Marovoay

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Antanimasaka is a town and commune ( _mg. kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Marovoay, which is a part of Boeny Region in Mahajanga Province. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.

Antanimasaka has a riverine harbour. Only primary schooling is available. The majority 82% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 14% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and sweet potatos. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 3% of the population.cite web
url=http://www.ilo.cornell.edu/ilo/data.html
title=ILO census data
publisher=Cornell University
year=2002
accessdate= 2008-03-02
]

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