Talata Ampano

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Talata Ampano
Talata Ampano is located in Madagascar
Talata Ampano
Talata Ampano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°33′S 47°2′E / 21.550°S 47.033°E / -21.550; 47.033
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Fianarantsoa II
Elevation[1] 1,165 m (3,822 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Talata Ampano is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fianarantsoa II, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 86% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are vegetables, cassava, sweet potatoes and tomato. Industry and services provide employment for 6% and 2% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 21°33′S 47°2′E / 21.550°S 47.033°E / -21.550; 47.033