Amboalimena

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Amboalimena
Amboalimena is located in Madagascar
Amboalimena
Amboalimena
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°16′S 44°27′E / 19.267°S 44.450°E / -19.267; 44.450
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Belo sur Tsiribihina
Elevation[1] 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 1,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Amboalimena is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Belo sur Tsiribihina District, which is part of the Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 1,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 40% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-03-10. 

Coordinates: 19°16′S 44°27′E / 19.267°S 44.450°E / -19.267; 44.450