Tsaraitso is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betroka, which is a part of Anosy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Tsaraitso
Tsaraitso is located in Madagascar
Tsaraitso
Tsaraitso
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 23°15′S 46°16′E / 23.250°S 46.267°E / -23.250; 46.267
Country Madagascar
RegionAnosy
DistrictBetroka
Elevation1,477 m (4,846 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total4,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49.5% and 49.5% of the working population. The most important crops are rice and onions, while other important agricultural products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% 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 2008-05-04.

Coordinates: 23°15′S 46°16′E / 23.250°S 46.267°E / -23.250; 46.267