Ampandriakalindy

Ampandriakalindy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsohihy, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Ampandriakalindy
Ampandriakalindy is located in Madagascar
Ampandriakalindy
Ampandriakalindy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°58′S 48°3′E / 14.967°S 48.050°E / -14.967; 48.050
Country Madagascar
RegionSofia
DistrictAntsohihy
Elevation37 m (121 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total8,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 75% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 22% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, sugarcane and maize. 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 2008-02-29.

Coordinates: 14°58′S 48°3′E / 14.967°S 48.050°E / -14.967; 48.050