Tsarasaotra

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Tsarasaotra
Tsarasaotra is located in Madagascar
Tsarasaotra
Tsarasaotra
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°26′S 47°14′E / 20.433°S 47.233°E / -20.433; 47.233
Country  Madagascar
Region Amoron'i Mania
District Ambositra
Elevation[citation needed] 1,310 m (4,300 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 21,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tsarasaotra is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. In the 2001 commune census, the population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 21,000.[1]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 3% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and potatoes, along with beans and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 1% of the population.[1]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 13 May 2008. 

Coordinates: 20°26′S 47°14′E / 20.433°S 47.233°E / -20.433; 47.233