Ambodilafa

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Ambodilafa
Ambodilafa is located in Madagascar
Ambodilafa
Ambodilafa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°30′S 48°11′E / 20.500°S 48.183°E / -20.500; 48.183
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Nosy Varika
Elevation[1] 223 m (732 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 21,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambodilafa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Nosy Varika, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 21,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee and cassava. 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 20°30′S 48°11′E / 20.500°S 48.183°E / -20.500; 48.183