Ambatofitorahana

Ambatofitorahana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambatofitorahana
Ambatofitorahana is located in Madagascar
Ambatofitorahana
Ambatofitorahana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°49′S 47°11′E / 20.817°S 47.183°E / -20.817; 47.183
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictAmbositra
Elevation1,657 m (5,436 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total7,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize and oranges. Industry and services provide employment for 2% and 3% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-05-13.

Coordinates: 20°49′S 47°11′E / 20.817°S 47.183°E / -20.817; 47.183