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For the Japanese surname, see Ehara (surname).
Ehara is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°29′S 44°50′E / 23.483°S 44.833°E / -23.483; 44.833
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Benenitra
Elevation[1] 202 m (663 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ehara is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Benenitra, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 35% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are sugarcane and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-04-29. 

Coordinates: 23°29′S 44°50′E / 23.483°S 44.833°E / -23.483; 44.833