Ambotaka

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Ambotaka
Ambotaka is located in Madagascar
Ambotaka
Ambotaka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°45′S 48°3′E / 21.750°S 48.050°E / -21.750; 48.050
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 9 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ambotaka is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and cloves, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane, cassava and rice. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°45′S 48°3′E / 21.750°S 48.050°E / -21.750; 48.050