Ambondrona

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This article is about the town and commune. For the band, see AmbondronA (band).
Ambondrona
Ambondrona is located in Madagascar
Ambondrona
Ambondrona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°16′S 46°59′E / 21.267°S 46.983°E / -21.267; 46.983
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Fianarantsoa II
Elevation[1] 1,107 m (3,632 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambondrona is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fianarantsoa II, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are peanuts, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°16′S 46°59′E / 21.267°S 46.983°E / -21.267; 46.983