Ambatomivary

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

Ambatomivary
Ambatomivary is located in Madagascar
Ambatomivary
Ambatomivary
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°50′S 45°34′E / 23.833°S 45.567°E / -23.833; 45.567
Country Madagascar
RegionAnosy
DistrictBetroka
Elevation619 m (2,031 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 54% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 44% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-04.

Coordinates: 23°50′S 45°34′E / 23.833°S 45.567°E / -23.833; 45.567