Ambohimandroso, Antanifotsy

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Ambohimandroso
Ambohimandroso is located in Madagascar
Ambohimandroso
Ambohimandroso
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°31′S 47°25′E / 19.517°S 47.417°E / -19.517; 47.417
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Antanifotsy
Elevation[1] 1,563 m (5,128 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 24,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohimandroso is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antanifotsy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 24,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 6% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and barley, while other important agricultural products are vegetables, maize, sweet potatoes and potatoes. Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 13% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°31′S 47°25′E / 19.517°S 47.417°E / -19.517; 47.417