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Tsaravary is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°15′S 48°18′E / 21.250°S 48.300°E / -21.250; 48.300
Country Madagascar
Elevation11 m (36 ft)
 • Total27,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Tsaravary is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mananjary, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 27,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 54% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are lychee, cassava and potatoes. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 45% 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°15′S 48°18′E / 21.250°S 48.300°E / -21.250; 48.300