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Ambatoafo is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°7′S 49°41′E / 14.117°S 49.683°E / -14.117; 49.683
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Sambava
Elevation[1] 336 m (1,102 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatoafo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sambava, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 99% of the population are farmers. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are coffee, beans and rice. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-02-23. 

Coordinates: 14°7′S 49°41′E / 14.117°S 49.683°E / -14.117; 49.683