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'''Ambalavao (New Valley) is a town in the central highlands of Madagascar with a population of 31,000. The town has is the centre of [[Antaimoro]] paper making.''' {| class="imageTable"|-|colspan="3" | [[File:Ambalavao 011.jpg|600px]]|-|[[File:Ambalavao 021.jpg|196px]]|align="center"|[[File:Ambalavao 022.jpg|196px]]|align="right"|[[File:Ambalavao 023.jpg|196px]]|-|[[File:Ambalavao 024.jpg|196px]]|align="center"|[[File:Ambalavao 016.jpg|196px]]|align="right"|[[File:Ambalavao 028.jpg|196px]]|} Ambalavao is the location of the largest zebu market in Madagascar where herdsmen come to sell trade their cattle after walking their herds from virtually every part of the country. The zebu market takes place on Wednesdays and Thursdays on a hill approximately 1km south along the RN7 road. Ambalavao is also the centre of [[Antaimoro]] paper making.
[[Andringitra]] park borders the north edge of the town where an WWF office provides information and guides.
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[[Image:Ambalavao_02Ambalavao_023.jpg|left|70px]]Ambalavao market
The National road (RN7) connects Ambalavao with [[Fianarantsoa]] and [[Toliara]].<br clear="all"><br>
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[[Image:Ambalavao_01.jpg|thumb|186px|none|Ambalavao town]]</td>
<td>[[Image:Ambalavao_02.jpg|thumb|186px|none|Ambalavao market]]</td>
<td>[[Image:Ambalavao_03.jpg|thumb|186px|none|Rickshaws in the city]]</td></tr></table>
== Accommodation ==
[[Image:Ambalavao_04Ambalavao 004.jpg|thumb|left|150px|View from Hôtel Tsienimparihy]]
'''Hôtel Tsienimparihy'''<br>
MG-303 Ambalavao<br>
[[Image:Trano_Gasy_Guesthouse_01Trano_Gasy Guesthouse 01.jpg|thumb|left|150px|Trano Gasy guesthouse]]
'''[[Trano Gasy]]'''<br>
Maison d'hôtes<br>
Trano Gasy, meaning traditional Malagasy house, is a guesthouse in traditional [[Betsileo]] style, entirely made of materials from the country. It has eight quiet rooms overlooking the Andringitra National Park.
'''Note:''' This guesthouse is located in [[Namoly Village]] approximately 45 km 45km outside of Ambalavao.
== Further information ==
* [[Ambalavao photos]]
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