Tsiately

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Tsiately
Tsiately is located in Madagascar
Tsiately
Tsiately
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°19′S 47°37′E / 23.317°S 47.617°E / -23.317; 47.617
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Atsinanana
District Vangaindrano
Elevation[1] 18 m (59 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Tsiately is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vangaindrano, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and coffee, while other important agricultural products are lychee and cassava. Services provide employment for 1.5% 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 2008-05-05. 

Coordinates: 23°19′S 47°37′E / 23.317°S 47.617°E / -23.317; 47.617