Ambatolahy, Ihosy

Ambatolahy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ihosy, which is a part of Ihorombe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambatolahy
Ambatolahy is located in Madagascar
Ambatolahy
Ambatolahy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°32′S 46°0′E / 22.533°S 46.000°E / -22.533; 46.000
Country Madagascar
RegionIhorombe
DistrictIhosy
Elevation1,059 m (3,474 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are sugarcane and cassava.[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 2008-04-24.

Coordinates: 22°32′S 46°0′E / 22.533°S 46.000°E / -22.533; 46.000