Ambatolahy, Ihosy

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Ambatolahy
Ambatolahy is located in Madagascar
Ambatolahy
Ambatolahy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°32′S 46°0′E / 22.533°S 46.000°E / -22.533; 46.000
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Ihosy
Elevation[1] 1,059 m (3,474 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatolahy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ihosy, which is a part of Ihorombe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% 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 and cassava.[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 2008-04-24. 

Coordinates: 22°32′S 46°0′E / 22.533°S 46.000°E / -22.533; 46.000