Ampanefena

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Ampanefena
Ampanefena, Sava.jpg
Ampanefena is located in Madagascar
Ampanefena
Ampanefena
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°52′S 49°58′E / 13.867°S 49.967°E / -13.867; 49.967
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Vohemar
Elevation[1] 58 m (190 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 19,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampanefena is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohemar, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 19,000 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 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are coffee and rice. Industry and services provide both employment for 0.5% 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 2008-02-25. 

Coordinates: 13°52′S 49°58′E / 13.867°S 49.967°E / -13.867; 49.967