Soamatasy

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Soamatasy
Soamatasy is located in Madagascar
Soamatasy
Soamatasy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°40′S 46°0′E / 22.667°S 46.000°E / -22.667; 46.000
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
District Ihosy
Elevation[1] 992 m (3,255 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Soamatasy 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 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 55% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 43% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are peanuts, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% 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°40′S 46°0′E / 22.667°S 46.000°E / -22.667; 46.000