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Ambatosia is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°40′S 48°39′E / 14.667°S 48.650°E / -14.667; 48.650
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Bealanana
Elevation[1] 1,051 m (3,448 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 19,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)
Köppen Cwa

Ambatosia is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Bealanana, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 19,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 29.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is onions, while other important products are peanuts and beans. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-02-29. 

Coordinates: 14°40′S 48°39′E / 14.667°S 48.650°E / -14.667; 48.650