Antambolo or Amboasary-Antambolo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Antambolo
Antambolo is located in Madagascar
Antambolo
Antambolo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°50′S 47°20′E / 18.833°S 47.333°E / -18.833; 47.333
Country Madagascar
RegionItasy
DistrictArivonimamo
Elevation1,261 m (4,137 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total4,000
 • Ethnicities
Merina
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and tomato, while other important agricultural products are cucumber, beans and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-04-23.

Coordinates: 18°50′S 47°20′E / 18.833°S 47.333°E / -18.833; 47.333