Sahave is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambohimahasoa, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Sahave
Sahave is located in Madagascar
Sahave
Sahave
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°4′S 47°7′E / 21.067°S 47.117°E / -21.067; 47.117
Country Madagascar
RegionHaute Matsiatra
DistrictAmbohimahasoa
Elevation1,188 m (3,898 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total15,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and beans, while other important agricultural products are peanuts, maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-05-01.

Coordinates: 21°4′S 47°7′E / 21.067°S 47.117°E / -21.067; 47.117