Mahasoa

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Mahasoa
Mahasoa is located in Madagascar
Mahasoa
Mahasoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°59′S 45°57′E / 21.983°S 45.950°E / -21.983; 45.950
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Ihosy
Elevation[1] 748 m (2,454 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mahasoa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ihosy, which is a part of Ihorombe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, maize and cassava. Additionally fishing employs 2% 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 2008-04-24. 

Coordinates: 21°59′S 45°57′E / 21.983°S 45.950°E / -21.983; 45.950