|Elevation||135 m (443 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Ampanihy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mahabo, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 89% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 10% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and sweet potatoes. Industry and services provide both employment for 0.5% of the population.
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