Soaserana, Manja

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Soaserana is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°7′S 44°13′E / 21.117°S 44.217°E / -21.117; 44.217
Country  Madagascar
Region Menabe
District Manja
Elevation[1] 144 m (472 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Soaserana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manja, which is a part of Menabe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and onions; also lima beans are an important agricultural product.[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 2008-03-11. 

Coordinates: 21°7′S 44°13′E / 21.117°S 44.217°E / -21.117; 44.217