Ambolodia Sud

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Ambolodia Sud
Ambolodia Sud is located in Madagascar
Ambolodia Sud
Ambolodia Sud
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°11′S 44°58′E / 17.183°S 44.967°E / -17.183; 44.967
Country  Madagascar
Region Melaky
District Besalampy
Elevation[1] 348 m (1,142 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 2,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambolodia Sud or Ambolodia Atsimo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Besalampy, which is a part of Melaky 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 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is raffia palm, while other important products are cassava and rice.[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 2008-03-03. 

Coordinates: 17°11′S 44°58′E / 17.183°S 44.967°E / -17.183; 44.967