Antsahabe is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsohihy, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Antsahabe
Antsahabe is located in Madagascar
Antsahabe
Antsahabe
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°48′S 48°23′E / 14.800°S 48.383°E / -14.800; 48.383
Country Madagascar
RegionSofia
DistrictAntsohihy
Elevation295 m (968 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total11,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 40% and 20% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while another important product is raffia palm. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 38% 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 2008-02-29.

Coordinates: 14°48′S 48°23′E / 14.800°S 48.383°E / -14.800; 48.383