Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka

Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka is a rural municipality in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[3]

Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka
Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka is located in Madagascar
Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka
Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°13′12″S 47°05′40″E / 20.22000°S 47.09444°E / -20.22000; 47.09444
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictAmbositra
Area
 • Total333.06 km2 (128.60 sq mi)
Elevation1,478 m (4,849 ft)
Population
 (2001)[3]
 • Total9,000
 • Ethnicities
mainly Betsileo and Merina
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
306

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 4.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and maize, while other important agricultural products are beans and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 0.3% and 0.2% of the population, respectively.[3]

GeographyEdit

This municipality is situated at 39 km souths of Antsirabe and 53 km north of Ambositra. It is crossed by the National road 7.

NatureEdit

The Tapia forest of Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka supplies the town with fruits, champignons and wild silk.[4]


Tourists sightEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Place de la gestion de la forêt de tapia dans les activités paysannes de la commune rurale Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka
  2. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  3. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-05-13.
  4. ^ [http://biblio.univ-antananarivo.mg/pdfs/ralaifanasinaAndrianadyT_GEO_M1_12.pdf la forêt de tapia dans les activités paysannes de la commune rurale Sahatsiho Ambohimanjaka]
  5. ^ Cascade d'Antalavena

Coordinates: 20°12′S 47°2′E / 20.200°S 47.033°E / -20.200; 47.033