Miary Taheza

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Miary Taheza
Miary Taheza is located in Madagascar
Miary Taheza
Miary Taheza
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°8′S 44°37′E / 23.133°S 44.617°E / -23.133; 44.617
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Sakaraha
Elevation[1] 401 m (1,316 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Miary Taheza is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sakaraha, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 30% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and cassava; also maize is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 10% 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 2008-03-25. 

Coordinates: 23°8′S 44°37′E / 23.133°S 44.617°E / -23.133; 44.617