Amboangibe

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Amboangibe
Amboangibe is located in Madagascar
Amboangibe
Amboangibe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°8′S 49°49′E / 14.133°S 49.817°E / -14.133; 49.817
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Sambava
Elevation[1] 90 m (300 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 18,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Amboangibe or Amboahangibe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sambava, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 18,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population are farmers. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are banana and coffee. 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. Retrieved 2008-02-23. 

Coordinates: 14°8′S 49°49′E / 14.133°S 49.817°E / -14.133; 49.817