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Maroadabo is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°38′S 48°23′E / 16.633°S 48.383°E / -16.633; 48.383
Country  Madagascar
Region Alaotra-Mangoro
District Andilamena
Elevation[1] 626 m (2,054 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 4,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Maroadabo is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Andilamena, which is a part of Alaotra-Mangoro Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in the 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 49% and 44% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and cassava. Services provide employment for 7% 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 2008-03-06. 

Coordinates: 16°38′S 48°23′E / 16.633°S 48.383°E / -16.633; 48.383