Ambiky

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Ambiky
Ambiky is located in Madagascar
Ambiky
Ambiky
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°27′S 44°57′E / 19.450°S 44.950°E / -19.450; 44.950
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Belo sur Tsiribihina
Elevation[1] 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 2,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambiky is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Belo sur Tsiribihina, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 2,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 65% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 34% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and sweet potatos. Services provide employment for 1% 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. Retrieved 2008-03-10. 

Coordinates: 19°27′S 44°57′E / 19.450°S 44.950°E / -19.450; 44.950