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Sahambano is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°29′S 46°17′E / 22.483°S 46.283°E / -22.483; 46.283
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Ihosy
Elevation[1] 687 m (2,254 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 6,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sahambano is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ihosy, which is a part of Ihorombe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 6,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 85% of the population are farmers, while an additional 14.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, beans, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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 2008-04-24. 

Coordinates: 22°29′S 46°17′E / 22.483°S 46.283°E / -22.483; 46.283