Behisatra

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Behisatra
Behisatra is located in Madagascar
Behisatra
Behisatra
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°48′S 45°7′E / 21.800°S 45.117°E / -21.800; 45.117
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Beroroha
Elevation[1] 215 m (705 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 15,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Behisatra is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Beroroha, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 7% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 3% of the population.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-29. 

Coordinates: 21°48′S 45°7′E / 21.800°S 45.117°E / -21.800; 45.117