Ambano

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Ambano
Ambano is located in Madagascar
Ambano
Ambano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°48′S 47°2′E / 19.800°S 47.033°E / -19.800; 47.033
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Antsirabe II
Elevation[1] 1,560 m (5,120 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 32,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambano is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsirabe II, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 32,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in the town. The majority (95%) of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are vegetables and fruits, while other important agricultural products are citrus fruits and potatoes.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°48′S 47°2′E / 19.800°S 47.033°E / -19.800; 47.033