Ambohimandroso, Ambalavao

Ambohimandroso is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambalavao, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambohimandroso
Ambohimandroso is located in Madagascar
Ambohimandroso
Ambohimandroso
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°53′S 46°57′E / 21.883°S 46.950°E / -21.883; 46.950
Country Madagascar
RegionHaute Matsiatra
DistrictAmbalavao
Elevation953 m (3,127 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total12,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is tobacco, while other important products are cassava, rice and tomato. Services provide employment for 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 2008-05-01.

Coordinates: 21°53′S 46°57′E / 21.883°S 46.950°E / -21.883; 46.950