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Sendrisoa is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°0′S 46°57′E / 22.000°S 46.950°E / -22.000; 46.950
Country  Madagascar
Region Haute Matsiatra
District Ambalavao
Elevation[1] 1,217 m (3,993 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 12,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sendrisoa is a rural commune in the Central Highlands of Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambalavao, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.[2]

Protected Area[edit]

Sendrisoa is the northern entry point to the Andringitra National Park.

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 2008-05-01. 

Coordinates: 22°0′S 46°57′E / 22.000°S 46.950°E / -22.000; 46.950