Ambatomena, Manjakandriana

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Ambatomena
Ambatomena is located in Madagascar
Ambatomena
Ambatomena
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°47′S 47°46′E / 18.783°S 47.767°E / -18.783; 47.767
Country  Madagascar
Region Analamanga
District Manjakandriana
Elevation[1] 1,434 m (4,705 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatomena is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manjakandriana, which is a part of Analamanga Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, cassava and potatoes. Services provide employment for 10% of the population.[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. Archived from the original on 5 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 

Coordinates: 18°47′S 47°46′E / 18.783°S 47.767°E / -18.783; 47.767