Ambatomainty, Ikalamavony

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Ambatomainty
Ambatomainty is located in Madagascar
Ambatomainty
Ambatomainty
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°54′S 46°27′E / 20.900°S 46.450°E / -20.900; 46.450
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ikalamavony
Elevation[1] 749 m (2,457 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)
Climate Cwa

Ambatomainty is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ikalamavony District, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, beans 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 20°54′S 46°27′E / 20.900°S 46.450°E / -20.900; 46.450