Tsaratanana, Ifanadiana

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Tsaratanana is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°11′S 47°38′E / 21.183°S 47.633°E / -21.183; 47.633
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Ifanadiana
Elevation[1] 463 m (1,519 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 21,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tsaratanana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ifanadiana, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 21,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 93% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are coffee and cassava. Services provide employment for 7% 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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°11′S 47°38′E / 21.183°S 47.633°E / -21.183; 47.633