Ambanja is a largest town within the disctrict by the same name in north Madagascar. The population is approximately 30,000. Located along the beautiful Sambirano river. Ambanja is also enroute Nosy Be and approximately 20 km from Ankify harbour, where boats to Nosy Be and Nosy Komba departs.
About 60 percent of the population live from farming and the most important crop is crop is cocoa. Other important crops include vanilla, rice and coffee. About 10 percent of the population make a living from fishing.
Ambanja has a domestic airport but is currently (March 2010) not served by Air Madagascar.
Accommodation in Ambanja
Tel: 86 935 32 or cellphone 032 41 172 75 / 032 02 379 09
B.P 176 Place de l'Oua
Tel: 01 43 84 21 69
Tel: +261 3207 208 87
Lot 01-06-AC 0020
Tel: +261 20 86 50259 or +261 32 04 58466
Other hotels with missing details:
- Hôtel Bougainvilleas (or Bougainvillier?)
- Sambirano - tel: +261 86 920 60
- Chez Sachine
- Le Cocotier
- Salama Rose
- Le Roxy Hôtel Salama
- Rose Hôtel - BP. 54 Ambaibo, Ambanja
- Les Cocotiers Hôtel
- Relax Hôtel Restaurant - BP. 25 Tsaramandroso, Ambanja
- Le Palmier d'Or