Antalaha

Antalaha

Antalaha is a commune (kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antalaha, which is a part of Sava Region in Antsiranana Province. According to 2001 census the population of Antalaha was 75,000.

Antalaha has a maritime harbour. In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town has a permanent court and hospital.

Farming provides employment for 40 % of the working population. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are cloves and rice. Industry and services provide employment for 30.00 % and 29.98 % of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 0.02 % of the population.

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