Ambohipo

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Ambohipo
Ambohipo is located in Madagascar
Ambohipo
Ambohipo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°51′S 47°1′E / 20.850°S 47.017°E / -20.850; 47.017
Country  Madagascar
Region Amoron'i Mania
District Manandriana
Elevation[1] 1,239 m (4,065 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambohipo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manandriana, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49.75% and 49.75% of the working population. The most important crops are cassava and beans, while other important agricultural products are peanuts, maize and rice. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-05-13. 

Coordinates: 20°51′S 47°1′E / 20.850°S 47.017°E / -20.850; 47.017