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Ambanjabe is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°38′S 47°42′E / 15.633°S 47.700°E / -15.633; 47.700
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Boriziny
Elevation[1] 43 m (141 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambanjabe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Boriziny, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 30% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is other peas, while other important products are cotton and rice. Services provide employment for 10% 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 2008-03-02. 

Coordinates: 15°38′S 47°42′E / 15.633°S 47.700°E / -15.633; 47.700