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Ambalakely is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°25′S 47°10′E / 21.417°S 47.167°E / -21.417; 47.167
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Fianarantsoa II
Elevation[1] 1,091 m (3,579 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)
Climate Cwb

Ambalakely is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fianarantsoa II, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 88% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, cassava and potatoes. Industry and services provide employment for 6% and 5% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 0.5% 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°25′S 47°10′E / 21.417°S 47.167°E / -21.417; 47.167