Sendrisoa is a rural commune in the Central Highlands of Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambalavao, which is a part of Haute Matsiatra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Sendrisoa
Sendrisoa is located in Madagascar
Sendrisoa
Sendrisoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°0′S 46°57′E / 22.000°S 46.950°E / -22.000; 46.950
Country Madagascar
RegionHaute Matsiatra
DistrictAmbalavao
Elevation1,217 m (3,993 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total12,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts, cassava and sweet potatoes. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.[2]

Protected AreaEdit

Sendrisoa is the northern entry point to the Andringitra National Park.

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: 22°0′S 46°57′E / 22.000°S 46.950°E / -22.000; 46.950