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Ampatakamaroreny is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°29′S 48°48′E / 16.483°S 48.800°E / -16.483; 48.800
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Mandritsara
Elevation[1] 876 m (2,874 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampatakamaroreny is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mandritsara, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 48% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and beans; also bananas are an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-02-28. 

Coordinates: 16°29′S 48°48′E / 16.483°S 48.800°E / -16.483; 48.800