Ambohisoa

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Ambohisoa
Ambohisoa is located in Madagascar
Ambohisoa
Ambohisoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°59′S 48°22′E / 15.983°S 48.367°E / -15.983; 48.367
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Mandritsara
Elevation[1] 315 m (1,033 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohisoa is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mandritsara, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, sugarcane and cassava.[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 2008-02-28. 

Coordinates: 15°59′S 48°22′E / 15.983°S 48.367°E / -15.983; 48.367