Sakalalina

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Sakalalina
Sakalalina is located in Madagascar
Sakalalina
Sakalalina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°20′S 46°29′E / 22.333°S 46.483°E / -22.333; 46.483
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Ihosy
Elevation[1] 707 m (2,320 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
 • Ethnicities Bara
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sakalalina 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 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. The majority 99% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas and cassava. Services provide 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 2008-04-24. 

Coordinates: 22°20′S 46°29′E / 22.333°S 46.483°E / -22.333; 46.483