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Maritampona is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°47′S 46°36′E / 18.783°S 46.600°E / -18.783; 46.600
Country  Madagascar
Region Bongolava
District Fenoarivobe
Elevation[1] 1,003 m (3,291 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Maritampona is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Fenoarivobe, which is a part of Bongolava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-05-02. 

Coordinates: 18°47′S 46°36′E / 18.783°S 46.600°E / -18.783; 46.600