Ampefy

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Ampefy
Ampefy is located in Madagascar
Ampefy
Ampefy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°3′S 46°44′E / 19.050°S 46.733°E / -19.050; 46.733
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Soavinandriana
Elevation[1] 1,288 m (4,226 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampefy 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 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Lily waterfalls near Ampefy
The Analavory geyser is a tourist attraction near Ampefy

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 91.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are beans and vegetables; also maize is an important agricultural product. Industry and services provide employment for 0.5% and 1% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 7% 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°3′S 46°44′E / 19.050°S 46.733°E / -19.050; 46.733