Ambohipaky

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Ambohipaky
Ambohipaky is located in Madagascar
Ambohipaky
Ambohipaky
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°25′S 44°58′E / 16.417°S 44.967°E / -16.417; 44.967
Country Madagascar
RegionBoeny
DistrictSoalala
Elevation34 m (112 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total7,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
ClimateAw

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

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 19% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize, cassava and raffia palm. 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 2008-03-03.

Coordinates: 16°25′S 44°58′E / 16.417°S 44.967°E / -16.417; 44.967