Ambilobe is a city in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambilobe, which is a part of Diana Region. The town is the capital of Ambilobe district, and according to 2001 census the population was approximately 56,000.In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 40 % and 35 % of the working population. The most important crop is sugarcane, while other important products are cotton, rice and tomato. Industry and services provide employment for 13 % and 2 % of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 10 % of the population.