Ambatolaona

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Ambatolaona
Ambatolaona is located in Madagascar
Ambatolaona
Ambatolaona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°56′S 47°54′E / 18.933°S 47.900°E / -18.933; 47.900
Country  Madagascar
Region Analamanga
District Manjakandriana
Elevation[1] 1,380 m (4,530 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatolaona is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manjakandriana, which is a part of Analamanga Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 94.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are maize, sweet potatoes and potatoes. Industry and services provide employment for 0.5% and 5% of the population, respectively.[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. Archived from the original on 5 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 

Coordinates: 18°56′S 47°54′E / 18.933°S 47.900°E / -18.933; 47.900