Ambahoabe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soanierana Ivongo, which is a part of Analanjirofo region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambahoabe
Ambahoabe is located in Madagascar
Ambahoabe
Ambahoabe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°46′S 49°30′E / 16.767°S 49.500°E / -16.767; 49.500
Country Madagascar
RegionAnalanjirofo
DistrictSoanierana Ivongo
Elevation123 m (404 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total13,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and cloves. Services provide employment for 5% of the population.[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 2008-03-08.

Coordinates: 16°46′S 49°30′E / 16.767°S 49.500°E / -16.767; 49.500