Anjiabe Ambony

Anjiabe Ambony is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambilobe, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Anjiabe Ambony was 5,285.[2]

Anjiabe Ambony
Anjiabe Ambony is located in Madagascar
Anjiabe Ambony
Anjiabe Ambony
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°14′S 48°52′E / 13.233°S 48.867°E / -13.233; 48.867
CountryFlag of Madagascar.svg Madagascar
RegionDiana
DistrictAmbilobe
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total5,285
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population are farmers, while 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is sugarcane, while other important products are cotton and rice. Industry and services provide employment for 5% and 1% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-02-13.

Coordinates: 13°14′S 48°52′E / 13.233°S 48.867°E / -13.233; 48.867