Sahatavy

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Sahatavy
Sahatavy is located in Madagascar
Sahatavy
Sahatavy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°26′56″S 48°59′43″E / 17.44889°S 48.99528°E / -17.44889; 48.99528
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Vavatenina
Elevation[1] 236 m (774 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sahatavy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region in Toamasina Province. It lies on the bank of the Sahatavy River.[3] The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and cloves. 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 2008-03-08. 
  3. ^ The Antananarvio Annual and Madagascar Magazine. London Missionary Society Press. 1893. p. 61. Retrieved 9 March 2013. 

Coordinates: 17°26′56″S 48°59′43″E / 17.44889°S 48.99528°E / -17.44889; 48.99528