Ambatolampy District

Ambatolampy is a district in Vakinankaratra Region, in Madagascar. The district has a total population estimated at 299,512 in 2018. The seat of the district administration is the town of Ambatolampy. It is situated at 70 km South from the capital Antananarivo.

Ambatolampy
District
Ambatolampy skyline
Ambatolampy skyline
Location of the district within the region of Vakinankaratra.
Location of the district within the region of Vakinankaratra.
Coordinates: 19°23′10″S 47°25′45″E / 19.38611°S 47.42917°E / -19.38611; 47.42917Coordinates: 19°23′10″S 47°25′45″E / 19.38611°S 47.42917°E / -19.38611; 47.42917
Country Madagascar
RegionVakinankaratra
Administrative centreAmbatolampy
Area
 • Total1,638 km2 (632 sq mi)
Population
 • Total299,512
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Postal code
104

CommunesEdit

The district is further divided into 19 communes:

EconomyEdit

Ambatolampy is known for its Aluminium founderies. Most of aluminium kitchen utensils in Madagascar are produced in this region. The founderies also work with copper and bronze.[1]

MuseumsEdit

In Ambatolampy, route de Tsinjoarivo, is situated the Butterfly museum (Musée des Papillons) that exhibits 6000 species of insects and butterflies. [2]

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