Ambohitsara M

Ambohitsara M is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambohitsara M
Ambohitsara M is located in Madagascar
Ambohitsara M
Ambohitsara M
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°51′S 47°49′E / 21.850°S 47.817°E / -21.850; 47.817
Country Madagascar
RegionVatovavy-Fitovinany
DistrictManakara
Elevation100 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total7,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98.8% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 0.2% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-05-03.

Coordinates: 21°51′S 47°49′E / 21.850°S 47.817°E / -21.850; 47.817