Sahavato is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Nosy Varika, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 28,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Sahavato
Alavakianja Sahavato
Sahavato is located in Madagascar
Sahavato
Sahavato
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°36′S 48°20′E / 20.600°S 48.333°E / -20.600; 48.333
Country Madagascar
RegionVatovavy-Fitovinany
DistrictNosy Varika
Elevation58 m (190 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total28,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Sahavato has a riverine harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is coffee, while other important products are cassava and rice. Services provide employment for 10% 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 2008-05-03.

Coordinates: 20°36′S 48°20′E / 20.600°S 48.333°E / -20.600; 48.333