Sadjoavato

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Sadjoavato
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Sadjoavato is located in Madagascar
Sadjoavato
Sadjoavato
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 12°37′S 49°21′E / 12.617°S 49.350°E / -12.617; 49.350
Country  Madagascar
Region Diana
District Antsiranana II
Elevation[1] 249 m (817 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,600
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sadjoavato is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region and is situated between Antsiranana and Ambilombe on the Route Nationale 6 at a distance of approx. 51 km from Antsiranana[3]

According to 2001 commune census the population of Sadjoavato was 7,600.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. The majority 98% of the population are farmers, while an additional 1.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is maize, while other important products are cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 0.5% of the population.[2]

Visitor attractions[edit]

The Tsingy Rouge are situated near this town.

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 2008-02-13. 
  3. ^ (in Malagasy inovaovao.com

Coordinates: 12°37′S 49°21′E / 12.617°S 49.350°E / -12.617; 49.350