Tsaratanana is a town and commune (kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Tsaratanana, which is a part of Betsiboka Region in Mahajanga Province. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 18,000 in 2001 commune census.
Tsaratanana is served by a local airport. In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens.
The majority 65% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 33% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.
Montane Tadpoles in Madagascar: Molecular Identification and Description of the Larval Stages of Mantidactylus elegans, Mantidactylus madecassus, and Boophis laurenti from the Andringitra Massif
Feb 24, 2005; The larval stages of three species of frogs from montane habitats in the Andringitra Massif, southern central Madagascar at...