Ampasipotsy, Manakara

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Ampasipotsy
Ampasipotsy is located in Madagascar
Ampasipotsy
Ampasipotsy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°57′S 47°44′E / 21.950°S 47.733°E / -21.950; 47.733
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 176 m (577 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampasipotsy 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 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.9% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice; also cassava is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 0.1% 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°57′S 47°44′E / 21.950°S 47.733°E / -21.950; 47.733