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Ambimadiro is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°36′S 48°5′E / 14.600°S 48.083°E / -14.600; 48.083
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Antsohihy
Elevation[1] 35 m (115 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambimadiro is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsohihy, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and coffee, while other important agricultural products are bananas, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 10% 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°36′S 48°5′E / 14.600°S 48.083°E / -14.600; 48.083