Fahizay Ambatolahimasina

Fahizay Ambatolahimasina is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Fahizay Ambatolahimasina
Fahizay Ambatolahimasina is located in Madagascar
Fahizay Ambatolahimasina
Fahizay Ambatolahimasina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°30′S 47°21′E / 20.500°S 47.350°E / -20.500; 47.350
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictAmbositra
Elevation1,382 m (4,534 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total6,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and cassava, while other important agricultural products are sweet potatoes and potatoes. Services provide employment for 20% 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 2008-05-13.

Coordinates: 20°30′S 47°21′E / 20.500°S 47.350°E / -20.500; 47.350