Ambatomarina

Ambatomarina is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manandriana, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambatomarina
Ambatomarina is located in Madagascar
Ambatomarina
Ambatomarina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°35′S 47°1′E / 20.583°S 47.017°E / -20.583; 47.017
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictManandriana
Elevation1,385 m (4,544 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total14,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
ClimateCwb

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49.5% and 49.5% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize and cassava. 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 2008-05-13.

Coordinates: 20°35′S 47°1′E / 20.583°S 47.017°E / -20.583; 47.017