Ampasimbe Manantsatrana

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Ampasimbe Manantsatrana
Ampasimbe Manantsatrana is located in Madagascar
Ampasimbe Manantsatrana
Ampasimbe Manantsatrana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°6′S 49°26′E / 17.100°S 49.433°E / -17.100; 49.433
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Fenerive Est
Elevation[1] 26 m (85 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 36,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampasimbe Manantsatrana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fenerive Est, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 36,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is cloves, while other important products are coffee, lychee, rice and vanilla. Services provide employment for 4.5% of the population. 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 2008-03-07. 

Coordinates: 17°6′S 49°26′E / 17.100°S 49.433°E / -17.100; 49.433