Ampasimanjeva

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Ampasimanjeva
Ampasimanjeva is located in Madagascar
Ampasimanjeva
Ampasimanjeva
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°44′S 48°2′E / 21.733°S 48.033°E / -21.733; 48.033
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 22,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampasimanjeva 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 22,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

The town is crossed by the Faraony River.

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. The majority 92.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and cloves; also cassava is an important agricultural product. Industry and services provide employment for 0.25% and 7% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 0.25% 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°44′S 48°2′E / 21.733°S 48.033°E / -21.733; 48.033