Ambohijanahary

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Ambohijanahary
Ambohijanahary is located in Madagascar
Ambohijanahary
Ambohijanahary
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°24′S 48°22′E / 17.400°S 48.367°E / -17.400; 48.367
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Amparafaravola
Elevation[1] 772 m (2,533 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 28,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohijanahary is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Amparafaravola, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 28,000 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, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas and cassava. Services provide employment for 4% 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 2008-03-24. 

Coordinates: 17°24′S 48°22′E / 17.400°S 48.367°E / -17.400; 48.367