Ambarijeby

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Ambarijeby Sud
Ambarijeby Sud is located in Madagascar
Ambarijeby Sud
Ambarijeby Sud
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°56′S 47°42′E / 14.933°S 47.700°E / -14.933; 47.700
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Analalava
Elevation[1] 122 m (400 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambarijeby or Ambarijeby Sud is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Analalava, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are sugarcane, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 3% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 17% 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 2008-02-29. 

Coordinates: 14°56′S 47°42′E / 14.933°S 47.700°E / -14.933; 47.700