Ambohibary, Manjakandriana

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Ambohibary
Ambohibary is located in Madagascar
Ambohibary
Ambohibary
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°52′S 47°48′E / 18.867°S 47.800°E / -18.867; 47.800
Country  Madagascar
Region Analamanga
District Manjakandriana
Elevation[1] 1,481 m (4,859 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohibary is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manjakandriana, which is a part of Analamanga Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and potatoes, while other important agricultural products are beans and cassava. Services provide employment for 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. Archived from the original on 5 July 2008. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 

Coordinates: 18°52′S 47°48′E / 18.867°S 47.800°E / -18.867; 47.800