Ambatoasana Centre

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Ambatoasana Centre
Ambatoasana Centre is located in Madagascar
Ambatoasana Centre
Ambatoasana Centre
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°3′S 46°44′E / 19.050°S 46.733°E / -19.050; 46.733
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Soavinandriana
Elevation[1] 1,288 m (4,226 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatoasana Centre or Ambatoasana Afovoany is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soavinandriana, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and peanuts, while other important agricultural products are beans and maize. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°3′S 46°44′E / 19.050°S 46.733°E / -19.050; 46.733