Anosy Tsararafa

Anosy Tsararafa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Farafangana, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 20,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Anosy Tsararafa
Anosy Tsararafa is located in Madagascar
Anosy Tsararafa
Anosy Tsararafa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°44′S 47°49′E / 22.733°S 47.817°E / -22.733; 47.817
Country Madagascar
RegionAtsimo-Atsinanana
DistrictFarafangana
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total20,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 94.5% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and lychee, while other important agricultural products are coffee and cassava. Services provide employment for 0.5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 1% of the population.[2]

References and notesEdit

  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: 22°44′S 47°49′E / 22.733°S 47.817°E / -22.733; 47.817