Ambodimangavalo

Ambodimangavalo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of the Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in the 2001 census.[2]

Ambodimangavalo
Ambodimangavalo is located in Madagascar
Ambodimangavalo
Ambodimangavalo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°31′S 48°57′E / 17.517°S 48.950°E / -17.517; 48.950
Country Madagascar
RegionAnalanjirofo
DistrictVavatenina
Elevation549 m (1,801 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total11,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The vast majority (98%) of the commune's population are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and cloves. Rice is also an important agricultural product. The service sector provides employment for 2% 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 2008-03-08.

Coordinates: 17°31′S 48°57′E / 17.517°S 48.950°E / -17.517; 48.950