Mahambo

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Mahambo
Mahambo is located in Madagascar
Mahambo
Mahambo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°29′S 49°28′E / 17.483°S 49.467°E / -17.483; 49.467
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Fenerive Est
Elevation[1] 13 m (43 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 26,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mahambo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fenerive Est, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 26,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and bananas, while other important agricultural products are cloves and lychee. Services provide employment for 17% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 3% 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 2008-03-07. 

Coordinates: 17°29′S 49°28′E / 17.483°S 49.467°E / -17.483; 49.467