|Elevation||761 m (2,497 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Ampitatsimo (also Ampitasimo) is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatondrazaka, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in a 2001 commune census.
Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 0.5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 3% of the population.
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