Ambohimahazo

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Ambohimahazo
Ambohimahazo is located in Madagascar
Ambohimahazo
Ambohimahazo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°40′S 47°5′E / 20.667°S 47.083°E / -20.667; 47.083
Country  Madagascar
Region Amoron'i Mania
District Manandriana
Elevation[1] 1,414 m (4,639 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohimahazo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manandriana, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 45% and 45% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize, cassava 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 2008-05-13. 

Coordinates: 20°40′S 47°5′E / 20.667°S 47.083°E / -20.667; 47.083