Ambalasoa is a rural municipality in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betroka, which is a part of Anosy Region. The population of the municipality was 5337 in 2018.

Ambalasoa
Ambalasoa is located in Madagascar
Ambalasoa
Ambalasoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°7′S 46°0′E / 23.117°S 46.000°E / -23.117; 46.000
Country Madagascar
RegionAnosy
DistrictBetroka
Elevation881 m (2,890 ft)
Population
 (2018)Census
 • Total5,337
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
613

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 3% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, beans and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-04.

Coordinates: 23°7′S 46°0′E / 23.117°S 46.000°E / -23.117; 46.000