Ambositra
in Amoron'i Mania Region, Madagascar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.530 and 47.243 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 31' 49" and E 47° 14' 36"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ariary - MGA
Spoken languages:
French, Malagasy
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:08 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:06 am and 5:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Campamento Sur
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Madagascar in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Madagascar.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Madagascar. Last Update: 2019-08-23 07:26:01

Delve into Ambositra

Ambositra in Amoron'i Mania Region with it's 30,353 habitants is a town located in Madagascar about 113 mi (or 182 km) south of Antananarivo, the country's capital town.

Time in Ambositra is now 12:08 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Ambositra. The closest airport in Madagascar is Antsirabe Airport in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ambatofinandrahana, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Andramasina and Miarinarivo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 60 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 58 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 89%
Air Pressure 1023.2 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 52% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 24th of August 2019

21°C (70 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

18°C (65 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

23°C (73 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Dominique et ses marqueteurs d'Ambositra

Published: February 22, 2015
Length: 01:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bois Guilo

La marqueterie est une spécialité d'Ambositra à Madagascar. Dominique Masseron, artiste français installé de longue date sur l'ile, dessine des œuvres et les fait réaliser par une...


Le tableau de bois - Marqueterie - Ambositra Madagascar

Published: August 01, 2014
Length: 29:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: alpha75020

De la conception à la production de tableaux de bois par une équipe de marqueteurs à Ambositra sur l'ile de Madagascar. Avec l'aimable complicité pour le film de Matt et Eve voyageurs autour...


Toriteny Rallye de Miracle Ambositra Jour 1 - HVKL MISSION

Published: February 03, 2015
Length: 16:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hvkl-mission

Rallye de Miracle Ambositra 1-2 Novembre 2014 - HVKL MISSION.


Bally R. - Ambositra - Madagascar

Published: April 25, 2013
Length: 57:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SuivezlaMusique

Une première vidéo tournée à Madagascar, mettant en vedette Bally Ramaronandrasana, un joueur de valiha. Filmée dans le paisible village de Ambositra, sur le balcon de l'Alliance Française,...


Vetsonkira, Christophe Ratrema, Talenta - [Feno fiderana # Aleoko ny ahy]

Published: September 26, 2012
Length: 48:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SuperAnnuated Malagasy

St Louis Ambositra, 2 Oktobra 2012.


Zafimaniry

Published: December 03, 2014
Length: 56:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alessandro Perotti

La popolazione Zafimaniry, un sottogruppo dell'etnia Betsileo, è conosciuta per i suoi magnifici villaggi costruiti sui fianchi delle montagne e per l'arte di lavorare il legno. Questa...


Terre mere Tableau de bois

Published: June 11, 2014
Length: 21:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: alpha75020

Video de présentation du TABLEAU DE BOIS www.tableaudebios.org Description des des différentes taches nécessaires à la réalisation d'une marqueterie à Madagascar. - Prélèvement du...


YAVEH.wmv

Published: March 08, 2012
Length: 01:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Randriamanga Randrianasolo

HIRA ZAFINDRAONY.


✈ FSX Movie | Weird FSX Airports and places [HD]

Published: March 02, 2014
Length: 12:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Malik Kandjee

Hello, here you'll see some of FSX's weird airports and places. OACI: 1-NRQ Spectacular runway layout at Spencer NOLF, Florida, US, 2-ENDI ...


Camp Des Jeunes (Léo de Madagascar,de Maurice et de Mayotte)2/14

Published: April 06, 2014
Length: 30:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tojohafaliana

Camp des Jeunes le Vendredi 04 Avril 2014 au CEFOM Maibahoka Ivato.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Ambositra

Ambositra is a city (commune urbaine) in central Madagascar. Ambositra is the capital of the Amoron'i Mania region, and of Ambositra District. It is the centre of Madagascar's' wood-carving industry due to the presence of the Zafimaniry tribe, a subgroup of the Betsileo tribe. There are many shops selling wooden boxes, chessboards and figurines. The Diocese of Ambositra is located in the town, led by Bishop Fidelis Rakotonarivo.

Located at -20.5167, 47.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Madagascar, Populated places in Amoron'i Mania, Regional capitals in Madagascar

Ambohimahazo

Ambohimahazo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manandriana, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 45% and 45% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, maize, cassava and sweet potatos.

Located at -20.6667, 47.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania

Imito

Imito is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fandriana, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 28,000 in 2001 commune census. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans, cassava and sweet potatos.

Located at -20.4167, 47.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania

Alakamisy Ambohijato

Alakamisy Ambohijato is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to Ambositra District, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98.9% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -20.5739, 47.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania

Ankazoambo

Ankazoambo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 3% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -20.5833, 47.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania

Fahizay Ambatolahimasina

Fahizay Ambatolahimasina is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census. 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 cassava, while other important agricultural products are sweet potatoes and potatoes.

Located at -20.5, 47.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania

Imerina Imady

Imerina Imady is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 85% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -20.5333, 47.3333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania

Ivato, Ambositra

Ivato is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 75% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 15% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -20.6167, 47.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania

Ivony Miaramiasa

Ivony Miaramiasa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99.5% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.3% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -20.6, 47.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania

Kianjandrakefina

Kianjandrakefina is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census. In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The majority 80% of the population of the commune are farmers.

Located at -20.6333, 47.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Amoron'i Mania


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Ambositra