Saharefo

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Saharefo
Saharefo is located in Madagascar
Saharefo
Saharefo
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°40′S 47°41′E / 21.667°S 47.683°E / -21.667; 47.683
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Manakara
Elevation[1] 226 m (741 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Saharefo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 99.7% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.3% 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°40′S 47°41′E / 21.667°S 47.683°E / -21.667; 47.683