Ampondra

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Ampondra
Ampondra is located in Madagascar
Ampondra
Ampondra
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°25′S 49°57′E / 13.417°S 49.950°E / -13.417; 49.950
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Vohemar
Elevation[1] 33 m (108 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ampondra is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohemar, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and vanilla; also beans is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-02-25. 

Coordinates: 13°25′S 49°57′E / 13.417°S 49.950°E / -13.417; 49.950