Marofangady

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Marofangady
Marofangady is located in Madagascar
Marofangady
Marofangady
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°19′S 47°5′E / 19.317°S 47.083°E / -19.317; 47.083
Country  Madagascar
Region Itasy
District Arivonimamo
Elevation[1] 1,673 m (5,489 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
 • Ethnicities Merina
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Marofangady is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Arivonimamo, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are cassava and potatos. Services provide employment for 1% of the population.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 

Coordinates: 19°19′S 47°5′E / 19.317°S 47.083°E / -19.317; 47.083