Amboasary Gara

Amboasary (also Amboasary Gara) is a rural commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Moramanga, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was 13,601 in 2018.

Amboasary Gara
Amboasary Gara is located in Madagascar
Amboasary Gara
Amboasary Gara
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°26′S 48°16′E / 18.433°S 48.267°E / -18.433; 48.267
Country Madagascar
RegionAlaotra-Mangoro
DistrictMoramanga
Elevation907 m (2,976 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total13,601
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
514

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and taro. Industry and services provide employment for 8% and 22% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 10% of the population.[3] Amboasary Gara is a railway station on the Moramanga - Alaotra Lake line.

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TransportEdit

The town is situated at the RN44 and the railway line MoramangaAmbatondrazaka (TCE).

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ TROISIEME RECENSEMENT GENERAL DE LA POPULATION ET DE L’HABITATION
  3. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-24.

Coordinates: 18°26′S 48°16′E / 18.433°S 48.267°E / -18.433; 48.267