|Elevation||9 m (30 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC3 (EAT)|
Soalala is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soalala, which is a part of Boeny Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.
Soalala is served by a local airport and maritime harbour. It also has riverine harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 78% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 5% and 1% of the population, respectively. Additionally fishing employs 16% of the population.
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