|Elevation||48 m (157 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Soahany is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsalova, which is a part of Melaky Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in the 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. The majority (90%) of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are sugarcane, maize and cassava. Fishing employs the remaining 10% of the population.
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