Ambohibe

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Ambohibe
Ambohibe is located in Madagascar
Ambohibe
Ambohibe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°27′S 49°7′E / 17.450°S 49.117°E / -17.450; 49.117
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Vavatenina
Elevation[1] 217 m (712 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 16,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)
Climate Af

Ambohibe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,000 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 crop is coffee, while other important products are bananas, cloves and lychee. 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. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 17°27′S 49°7′E / 17.450°S 49.117°E / -17.450; 49.117