Ambarikorano

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Ambarikorano
Ambarikorano is located in Madagascar
Ambarikorano
Ambarikorano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°53′S 48°58′E / 15.883°S 48.967°E / -15.883; 48.967
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Mandritsara
Elevation[1] 356 m (1,168 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambarikorano or Ambariokorano is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mandritsara, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 15% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are peanut and rice, while other important agricultural products are banana, wheat, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 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 2008-02-28. 

Coordinates: 15°53′S 48°58′E / 15.883°S 48.967°E / -15.883; 48.967