Ambohimiera

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Ambohimiera
Ambohimiera is located in Madagascar
Ambohimiera
Ambohimiera
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°3′S 47°30′E / 21.050°S 47.500°E / -21.050; 47.500
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Ifanadiana
Elevation[1] 832 m (2,730 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohimiera is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ifanadiana, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are cassava and rice, while other important agricultural products are bananas, coffee and sugarcane. 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°3′S 47°30′E / 21.050°S 47.500°E / -21.050; 47.500