Marerano

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Marerano
Marerano is located in Madagascar
Marerano
Marerano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°22′S 44°52′E / 21.367°S 44.867°E / -21.367; 44.867
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
District Beroroha
Elevation[1] 347 m (1,138 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Marerano is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Beroroha, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 64% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 34% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 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 2008-04-29. 

Coordinates: 21°22′S 44°52′E / 21.367°S 44.867°E / -21.367; 44.867