Ampasipotsy Gare

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Ampasipotsy Gare
Ampasipotsy Gare is located in Madagascar
Ampasipotsy Gare
Ampasipotsy Gare
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°58′S 48°21′E / 18.967°S 48.350°E / -18.967; 48.350
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Moramanga
Elevation[1] 964 m (3,163 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampasipotsy Gare is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Moramanga, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. 70% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 29% 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 2008-03-24. 

Coordinates: 18°58′S 48°21′E / 18.967°S 48.350°E / -18.967; 48.350