Ambahatrazo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambahatrazo
Ambahatrazo is located in Madagascar
Ambahatrazo
Ambahatrazo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°52′S 47°57′E / 21.867°S 47.950°E / -21.867; 47.950
Country Madagascar
RegionVatovavy-Fitovinany
DistrictManakara
Elevation29 m (95 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The vast majority (90%) of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% make their livelihood by raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are lychee and cassava. The remaining 5% of the population are employed in service industries.[2]

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-03.

Coordinates: 21°52′S 47°57′E / 21.867°S 47.950°E / -21.867; 47.950