Belambo, Ambatolampy

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Belambo is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°24′S 47°31′E / 19.400°S 47.517°E / -19.400; 47.517
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Ambatolampy
Elevation[1] 1,571 m (5,154 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 14,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Belambo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatolampy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize, sweet potatoes and potatoes. Industry and services provide both employment for 1% 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°24′S 47°31′E / 19.400°S 47.517°E / -19.400; 47.517