Ambanisarike

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Ambanisarike
Ambanisarike is located in Madagascar
Ambanisarike
Ambanisarike
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 24°57′S 45°59′E / 24.950°S 45.983°E / -24.950; 45.983
Country  Madagascar
Region Androy
District Ambovombe
Elevation[1] 147 m (482 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambanisarike is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambovombe, which is a part of Androy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 48% and 48% of the working population. The most important crops are sweet potatoes and maize, while other important agricultural products are cassava and cowpeas. Services provide employment for 4% 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 2008-05-02. 

Coordinates: 24°57′S 45°59′E / 24.950°S 45.983°E / -24.950; 45.983