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Maroambiny is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°28′S 49°46′E / 14.467°S 49.767°E / -14.467; 49.767
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Sambava
Elevation[1] 695 m (2,280 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Maroambiny or Maroambihy is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Sambava, which is a part of Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 11,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 93% of the population in the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is vanilla, while other important products are coffee, cloves and rice. Industry and services provide employment for 1% and 5% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-02-23. 

Coordinates: 14°28′S 49°46′E / 14.467°S 49.767°E / -14.467; 49.767