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Antsahalava is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°35′S 47°28′E / 19.583°S 47.467°E / -19.583; 47.467
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Antanifotsy
Elevation[1] 1,578 m (5,177 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 30,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antsahalava is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antanifotsy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 30,000 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 maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°35′S 47°28′E / 19.583°S 47.467°E / -19.583; 47.467