Ambatolava is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vangaindrano, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambatolava
Ambatolava is located in Madagascar
Ambatolava
Ambatolava
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°34′S 47°18′E / 23.567°S 47.300°E / -23.567; 47.300
Country Madagascar
RegionAtsimo-Atsinanana
DistrictVangaindrano
Elevation95 m (312 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice; also cassava is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 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: 23°34′S 47°18′E / 23.567°S 47.300°E / -23.567; 47.300