Tsarasaotra is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. In the 2001 commune census, the population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 21,000.[1]

Tsarasaotra
Tsarasaotra is located in Madagascar
Tsarasaotra
Tsarasaotra
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°26′S 47°14′E / 20.433°S 47.233°E / -20.433; 47.233
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictAmbositra
Elevation1,310 m (4,300 ft)
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total21,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. 95% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 3% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and potatoes, along with beans and cassava. Industry and services provide employment for 1% of the population.[1]

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 13 May 2008.

Coordinates: 20°26′S 47°14′E / 20.433°S 47.233°E / -20.433; 47.233