Amparihy Est

Amparihy Est is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vangaindrano, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Amparihy Est
Amparihy Est is located in Madagascar
Amparihy Est
Amparihy Est
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°57′S 47°2′E / 23.950°S 47.033°E / -23.950; 47.033
Country Madagascar
RegionAtsimo-Atsinanana
DistrictVangaindrano
Elevation1,167 m (3,829 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total14,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is coffee, while other important products are sugarcane, cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-05-05.

Coordinates: 23°57′S 47°2′E / 23.950°S 47.033°E / -23.950; 47.033