Ambatomanga, Arivonimamo

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Ambatomanga
Ambatomanga is located in Madagascar
Ambatomanga
Ambatomanga
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°44′S 47°27′E / 18.733°S 47.450°E / -18.733; 47.450
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Arivonimamo
Elevation[1] 1,304 m (4,278 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatomanga is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and pineapple; also cassava is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 1% 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: 18°44′S 47°27′E / 18.733°S 47.450°E / -18.733; 47.450