Ambatoharanana, Vavatenina

For other places called Ambatoharanana, please see: Ambatoharanana (disambiguation)

Ambatoharanana I
Ambatoharanana is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°18′S 49°7′E / 17.300°S 49.117°E / -17.300; 49.117
Country Madagascar
Elevation333 m (1,093 ft)
 • Total15,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Ambatoharanana I is a rural municipality in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in the 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 6% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and cloves; coffee is also an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 4% 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: 17°18′S 49°7′E / 17.300°S 49.117°E / -17.300; 49.117