Ampasina Maningory

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Ampasina Maningory
Ampasina Maningory is located in Madagascar
Ampasina Maningory
Ampasina Maningory
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°13′S 49°25′E / 17.217°S 49.417°E / -17.217; 49.417
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Fenerive Est
Elevation[1] 17 m (56 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 36,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampasina Maningory is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar, located along the Maningory River, a few kilometers from the Indian Ocean. 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 and rice. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 3% 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°13′S 49°25′E / 17.217°S 49.417°E / -17.217; 49.417