Tsarabaria

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Tsarabaria
Tsarabaria is located in Madagascar
Tsarabaria
Tsarabaria
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°45′S 49°57′E / 13.750°S 49.950°E / -13.750; 49.950
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Vohemar
Elevation[1] 39 m (128 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 20,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tsarabaria is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohemar, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 20,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and vanilla, while other important agricultural products are beans and rice. Industry provides employment for 0.9% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 0.1% 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 2008-02-25. 

Coordinates: 13°45′S 49°57′E / 13.750°S 49.950°E / -13.750; 49.950