|Elevation||236 m (774 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC3 (EAT)|
The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 16,334 inhabitants in 2018.
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.
It lies at the river with the same name: Sahatavy River.