Ambohimahazo

Ambohimahazo 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 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambohimahazo
Ambohimahazo is located in Madagascar
Ambohimahazo
Ambohimahazo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°40′S 47°5′E / 20.667°S 47.083°E / -20.667; 47.083
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictManandriana
Elevation1,414 m (4,639 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total10,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 45% and 45% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize, cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 5% 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°40′S 47°5′E / 20.667°S 47.083°E / -20.667; 47.083