Ambalanjanakomby

Ambalanjanakomby is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maevatanana, which is a part of Betsiboka Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambalanjanakomby
Ambalanjanakomby is located in Madagascar
Ambalanjanakomby
Ambalanjanakomby
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°42′S 47°5′E / 16.700°S 47.083°E / -16.700; 47.083
Country Madagascar
RegionBetsiboka
DistrictMaevatanana
Elevation78 m (256 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and other peas, while other important agricultural products are beans and maize. Industry provides employment for 10% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-03-05.

Coordinates: 16°42′S 47°5′E / 16.700°S 47.083°E / -16.700; 47.083