Ambohimitombo

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Ambohimitombo
Ambohimitombo is located in Madagascar
Ambohimitombo
Ambohimitombo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°43′S 47°26′E / 20.717°S 47.433°E / -20.717; 47.433
Country  Madagascar
Region Amoron'i Mania
District Ambositra
Elevation[1] 1,230 m (4,040 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 14,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohimitombo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 3% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is maize, while other important products are beans, rice and taro. Industry and services provide both 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 2008-05-13. 

Coordinates: 20°43′S 47°26′E / 20.717°S 47.433°E / -20.717; 47.433