Ampary

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Ampary
Ampary is located in Madagascar
Ampary
Ampary
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°11′S 46°35′E / 19.183°S 46.583°E / -19.183; 46.583
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Soavinandriana
Elevation[1] 1,035 m (3,396 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampary is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soavinandriana, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 17% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is beans, while other important products are maize, cassava and tomato. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 1% 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°11′S 46°35′E / 19.183°S 46.583°E / -19.183; 46.583