Ambovombe Afovoany

Ambovombe Afovoany 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 18,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ambovombe Afovoany
Ambovombe Afovoany is located in Madagascar
Ambovombe Afovoany
Ambovombe Afovoany
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°46′S 47°5′E / 20.767°S 47.083°E / -20.767; 47.083
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictManandriana
Elevation1,455 m (4,774 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total18,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 48.5% and 48.5% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, beans and barley. Services provide employment for 3% 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°46′S 47°5′E / 20.767°S 47.083°E / -20.767; 47.083