Ambohitsara M

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Ambohitsara M
Ambohitsara M is located in Madagascar
Ambohitsara M
Ambohitsara M
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°51′S 47°49′E / 21.850°S 47.817°E / -21.850; 47.817
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohitsara M is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98.8% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 0.2% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°51′S 47°49′E / 21.850°S 47.817°E / -21.850; 47.817