Ambalahosy Nord

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Ambalahosy Nord
Ambalahosy Nord is located in Madagascar
Ambalahosy Nord
Ambalahosy Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°18′S 47°53′E / 21.300°S 47.883°E / -21.300; 47.883
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Mananjary
Elevation[1] 88 m (289 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambalahosy Nord is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mananjary, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 99.84% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are bananas and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.06% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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°18′S 47°53′E / 21.300°S 47.883°E / -21.300; 47.883