Antambohobe

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Antambohobe
Antambohobe is located in Madagascar
Antambohobe
Antambohobe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°18′S 46°46′E / 22.300°S 46.767°E / -22.300; 46.767
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Ivohibe
Elevation[1] 755 m (2,475 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC+3)

Antambohobe is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ivohibe, which is a part of Ihorombe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in the 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. Most of the inhabitants (75%) receive their support from agriculture; 24.4% of the inhabitants receive their support from raising livestock. Fishing supports 0.4% of the population; services provide employment for the remainder (0.2%). The most important crop is rice; other significant products are sugarcane, beans, maize and cassava.[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 1 May 2008. 

Coordinates: 22°18′S 46°46′E / 22.300°S 46.767°E / -22.300; 46.767