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Tsarahasina is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°46′S 47°35′E / 15.767°S 47.583°E / -15.767; 47.583
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Boriziny
Elevation[1] 31 m (102 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 14,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tsarahasina is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Boriziny, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 39% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and cotton, while other important agricultural products are tobacco and cowpea. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-03-02. 

Coordinates: 15°46′S 47°35′E / 15.767°S 47.583°E / -15.767; 47.583