Tsararano, Maevatanana

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Tsararano
Tsararano is located in Madagascar
Tsararano
Tsararano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°20′S 46°21′E / 17.333°S 46.350°E / -17.333; 46.350
Country  Madagascar
Region Betsiboka
District Maevatanana
Elevation[1] 133 m (436 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 10,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tsararano is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maevatanana, which is a part of Betsiboka Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and tobacco, while other important agricultural products are peas and cotton. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-03-05. 

Coordinates: 17°20′S 46°21′E / 17.333°S 46.350°E / -17.333; 46.350