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Sahavato is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°36′S 48°20′E / 20.600°S 48.333°E / -20.600; 48.333
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Nosy Varika
Elevation[1] 58 m (190 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 28,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sahavato is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Nosy Varika, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 28,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Sahavato has a riverine harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is coffee, while other important products are cassava and rice. 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 20°36′S 48°20′E / 20.600°S 48.333°E / -20.600; 48.333