Ampasipotsy Gare

Ampasipotsy Gare is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Moramanga, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be 9023 in 2018.

Ampasipotsy Gare
Ampasipotsy Gare is located in Madagascar
Ampasipotsy Gare
Ampasipotsy Gare
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°58′S 48°21′E / 18.967°S 48.350°E / -18.967; 48.350
Country Madagascar
RegionAlaotra-Mangoro
DistrictMoramanga
Elevation964 m (3,163 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total9,023
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 29% of the population.[2]

Ampasimpotsy Gare is a railway station on the Antananarivo - East Coast line and is located at the RN 2 between Moramanga and Andasibe.

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-24.

Coordinates: 18°58′S 48°21′E / 18.967°S 48.350°E / -18.967; 48.350