Ampitatafika, Antanifotsy

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Ampitatafika
Ampitatafika is located in Madagascar
Ampitatafika
Ampitatafika
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°34′S 47°21′E / 19.567°S 47.350°E / -19.567; 47.350
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Antanifotsy
Elevation[1] 1,576 m (5,171 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 32,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampitatafika is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antanifotsy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 32,000 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 rice, while other important products are beans, maize and potatoes. Services provide employment for 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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°34′S 47°21′E / 19.567°S 47.350°E / -19.567; 47.350