Amboronabo

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Amboronabo
Amboronabo is located in Madagascar
Amboronabo
Amboronabo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°40′S 44°24′E / 22.667°S 44.400°E / -22.667; 44.400
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Sakaraha
Elevation[1] 472 m (1,549 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Amboronabo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sakaraha, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 49% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is bananas, while other important products are cassava and onions. 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 2008-03-25. 

Coordinates: 22°40′S 44°24′E / 22.667°S 44.400°E / -22.667; 44.400