Ambohitsimanova

Ambohitsimanova is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsirabe II, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambohitsimanova
Ambohitsimanova is located in Madagascar
Ambohitsimanova
Ambohitsimanova
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°57′S 47°7′E / 19.950°S 47.117°E / -19.950; 47.117
Country Madagascar
RegionVakinankaratra
DistrictAntsirabe II
Elevation1,574 m (5,164 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total17,000
 • Ethnicities
Merina
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and potatoes.[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 2008-04-22.

Coordinates: 19°57′S 47°7′E / 19.950°S 47.117°E / -19.950; 47.117