|Elevation||792 m (2,598 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Amparafaravola is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Amparafaravola, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 47,000 in 2001 commune census.
In addition to primary schooling, the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services for its citizens. Over 80% of the population of the commune are farmers and 10% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice. Other important agricultural products include maize and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 8% of the population, respectively. Additionally, fishing employs 1% of the population.
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