Fasintsara

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Fasintsara
Fasintsara is located in Madagascar
Fasintsara
Fasintsara
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°42′S 47°42′E / 20.700°S 47.700°E / -20.700; 47.700
Country Madagascar
ProvinceFianarantsoa
RegionVatovavy-Fitovinany
DistrictIfanadiana
Elevation678 m (2,224 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total13,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Fasintsara is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ifanadiana, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are beans and cassava. Services provide employment for 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 2008-05-03.

Coordinates: 20°42′S 47°42′E / 20.700°S 47.700°E / -20.700; 47.700