Ambondro

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This article is about the town. For the Mesozoic mammal, see Ambondro (genus).
Ambondro
Ambondro is located in Madagascar
Ambondro
Ambondro
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 25°15′S 45°50′E / 25.250°S 45.833°E / -25.250; 45.833
Country  Madagascar
Region Androy
District Ambovombe
Elevation[1] 202 m (663 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
 • Ethnicities Antandroy
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambondro is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambovombe, which is a part of Androy Region. It is crossed by the Route nationale 10.

The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary education, as well as junior and senior-level secondary education is available in town. The majority 58% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 40% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are cassava and cowpeas, while other important agricultural products are peanuts, maize and sweet potatos. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-05-02. 

Coordinates: 25°15′S 45°50′E / 25.250°S 45.833°E / -25.250; 45.833