Ambalatany is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Farafangana, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambalatany
Ambalatany is located in Madagascar
Ambalatany
Ambalatany
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°32′S 47°36′E / 22.533°S 47.600°E / -22.533; 47.600
Country Madagascar
RegionAtsimo-Atsinanana
DistrictFarafangana
Elevation36 m (118 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total16,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority (99.9%) of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and bananas; with coffee as another important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 0.1% 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 2008-05-05.

Coordinates: 22°32′S 47°36′E / 22.533°S 47.600°E / -22.533; 47.600