Ambahive

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Ambahive
Ambahive is located in Madagascar
Ambahive
Ambahive
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°12′S 47°43′E / 22.200°S 47.717°E / -22.200; 47.717
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 17 m (56 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

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

Primary and junior level secondary education is available in the town. The majority 99.8% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is coffee, while other important products are cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 0.2% 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 22°12′S 47°43′E / 22.200°S 47.717°E / -22.200; 47.717