Ambatoharanana, Vavatenina

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Ambatoharanana is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°18′S 49°7′E / 17.300°S 49.117°E / -17.300; 49.117
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Vavatenina
Elevation[1] 333 m (1,093 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatoharanana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in the 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 6% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and cloves; coffee is also an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 4% 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 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 17°18′S 49°7′E / 17.300°S 49.117°E / -17.300; 49.117