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Revision as of 22:38, 5 September 2016

The small village of Ambodipont is located two villages south of Ampanavoana in the eastern part of the Masoala Peninsula. The distance from the sea to Ambodipont is about one kilometre.

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A wide sandy road lined with coconut palms leads through the village. In the village centre there is a large shop selling a bit of everything, such as rice, drinks, sweets, soap, note-books, clothes and petrol. Next to the shop are three bungalows offering basic accommodation.

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Ambodipont has a public primary school, established on 24th February 2009.

The people of Ambodipont live from farming (cloves) and fishing. Throuhgout the harvesting months of September/October the cloves are picked from the trees and thereafter tried on large mats in the sunshine. When the sun hits the cloves, an intense scent of X-mas bakery is in the air.

GPS coordinates
S 15°43.884'
20m elevation

Additional information