Ambohimasina, Arivonimamo

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Ambohimasina is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°48′S 47°14′E / 18.800°S 47.233°E / -18.800; 47.233
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Arivonimamo
Elevation[1] 1,263 m (4,144 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohimasina is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 100% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are pineapple, beans, cassava and tomato.[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: 18°48′S 47°14′E / 18.800°S 47.233°E / -18.800; 47.233