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Ambatosoa is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°0′S 47°17′E / 21.000°S 47.283°E / -21.000; 47.283
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ambohimahasoa
Elevation[1] 1,391 m (4,564 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatosoa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambohimahasoa, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 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 crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize, cassava and sweet potatoes. 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°0′S 47°17′E / 21.000°S 47.283°E / -21.000; 47.283