Ambohipihaonana, Ambatolampy

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Ambohipihaonana
Ambohipihaonana is located in Madagascar
Ambohipihaonana
Ambohipihaonana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°26′S 47°25′E / 19.433°S 47.417°E / -19.433; 47.417
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Ambatolampy
Elevation[1] 1,577 m (5,174 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 17,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohipihaonana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatolampy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize, cassava, sweet potatoes and tobacco. Industry and services provide employment for 1.5% and 0.5% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°26′S 47°25′E / 19.433°S 47.417°E / -19.433; 47.417