Sabotsy Namatoana

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Sabotsy Namatoana
Sabotsy Namatoana is located in Madagascar
Sabotsy Namatoana
Sabotsy Namatoana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°18′S 47°22′E / 19.300°S 47.367°E / -19.300; 47.367
Country  Madagascar
Region Vakinankaratra
District Ambatolampy
Elevation[1] 1,604 m (5,262 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 8,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sabotsy Namatoana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatolampy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 97% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and potatoes, while other important agricultural products are beans and sweet potatoes. Industry and services provide both 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 2008-04-22. 

Coordinates: 19°18′S 47°22′E / 19.300°S 47.367°E / -19.300; 47.367