Ambongamarina

Ambongamarina is a rural commune in the Analamanga Region, Madagascar, 110 km north-east of the capital Antananarivo, in the district of Anjozorobe.[1] It has a population of 15,382 inhabitants in 2018. It's principally inhabited by Merina and Sihanaka people.

Ambongamarina
Commune
Ambongamarina is located in Madagascar
Ambongamarina
Ambongamarina
Coordinates: 18°19′30″S 47°57′15″E / 18.32500°S 47.95417°E / -18.32500; 47.95417
Country Madagascar
RegionAnalamanga
DistrictAnjozorobe
Elevation
1,350 m (4,430 ft)
Population
2018
 • Total15,382
Time zoneUTC+3 (EAT)
postal code
107

The commune has no road access and 5 hours of hike is necessary to reach it.

EconomyEdit

The economy is based on agriculture. Rice, corn, peanuts, beans, manioc, soja and oignons are the main crops. Another important crop is Tsiperifery, a wild pepper species.

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