Sahatavy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region in Toamasina Province.

Sahatavy
Sahatavy is located in Madagascar
Sahatavy
Sahatavy
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°26′56″S 48°59′43″E / 17.44889°S 48.99528°E / -17.44889; 48.99528
Country Madagascar
RegionAnalanjirofo
DistrictVavatenina
Elevation236 m (774 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total16,334
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,334 inhabitants in 2018.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and cloves. Services provide employment for 5% of the population.[3]

RiversEdit

It lies at the river with the same name: Sahatavy River.

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ Troisieme Recensement General
  3. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-08.

Coordinates: 17°26′56″S 48°59′43″E / 17.44889°S 48.99528°E / -17.44889; 48.99528