Antsirabe Sahatany

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Antsirabe Sahatany
Antsirabe Sahatany is located in Madagascar
Antsirabe Sahatany
Antsirabe Sahatany
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°24′S 49°21′E / 15.400°S 49.350°E / -15.400; 49.350
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Maroantsetra
Elevation[1] 1,064 m (3,491 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antsirabe Sahatany is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maroantsetra, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 93% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and cloves, while other important agricultural products are coffee and vanilla. Services provide employment for 5% of the population. 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 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 15°24′S 49°21′E / 15.400°S 49.350°E / -15.400; 49.350