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Sarasambo is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 25°6′S 46°47′E / 25.100°S 46.783°E / -25.100; 46.783
Country  Madagascar
Region Anosy
District Taolanaro
Elevation[1] 41 m (135 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sarasambo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Taolanaro, which is a part of Anosy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 65% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 25% 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 2008-05-04. 

Coordinates: 25°6′S 46°47′E / 25.100°S 46.783°E / -25.100; 46.783