Ambohimarina

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Ambohimarina
Ambohimarina is located in Madagascar
Ambohimarina
Ambohimarina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°56′S 48°28′E / 13.933°S 48.467°E / -13.933; 48.467
Country  Madagascar
Region Diana
District Ambanja
Elevation[1] 427 m (1,401 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohimarina is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambanja, which is a part of Diana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 as of the 2001 census.[2]

The majority (95%) of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is cocoa, while other important products are coffee and rice. 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 2008-02-27. 

Coordinates: 13°56′S 48°28′E / 13.933°S 48.467°E / -13.933; 48.467