Ambodivoara is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sambava, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambodivoara is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°24′S 49°57′E / 14.400°S 49.950°E / -14.400; 49.950
Country Madagascar
Elevation177 m (581 ft)
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population in the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are coffee and rice. 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 2008-02-23.

Coordinates: 14°24′S 49°57′E / 14.400°S 49.950°E / -14.400; 49.950