Ambatomainty, Amparafaravola

Ambatomainty is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Amparafaravola, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 39,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambatomainty
Ambatomainty is located in Madagascar
Ambatomainty
Ambatomainty
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°41′S 48°13′E / 17.683°S 48.217°E / -17.683; 48.217
Country Madagascar
RegionAlaotra-Mangoro
DistrictAmparafaravola
Elevation767 m (2,516 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total39,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Ambatomainty is served by a local airport. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 94% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 5% 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 2008-03-24.

Coordinates: 17°41′S 48°13′E / 17.683°S 48.217°E / -17.683; 48.217