Ambatotsipihina

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Ambatotsipihina
Ambatotsipihina is located in Madagascar
Ambatotsipihina
Ambatotsipihina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°38′S 47°45′E / 19.633°S 47.750°E / -19.633; 47.750
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Antanifotsy
Elevation[1] 1,552 m (5,092 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 21,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambatotsipihina is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antanifotsy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 21,000 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 potatoes and tobacco; also rice 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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°38′S 47°45′E / 19.633°S 47.750°E / -19.633; 47.750