Ambohimandry

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Ambohimandry
Ambohimandry is located in Madagascar
Ambohimandry
Ambohimandry
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°5′S 47°22′E / 19.083°S 47.367°E / -19.083; 47.367
Country  Madagascar
Province Antananarivo
Region Itasy
District Arivonimamo
Elevation[1] 1,313 m (4,308 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 24,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohimandry is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo, which is a part of Itasy Region in Antananarivo Province. 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 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and taro, while other important agricultural products are cassava, potatoes and tomato. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°5′S 47°22′E / 19.083°S 47.367°E / -19.083; 47.367