Marogaona

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Marogaona
Marogaona is located in Madagascar
Marogaona
Marogaona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°11′S 49°53′E / 14.183°S 49.883°E / -14.183; 49.883
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Sambava
Elevation[1] 124 m (407 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Marogaona 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 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 99% of the population the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and vanilla; also rice is an important agricultural product. 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 2008-02-23. 

Coordinates: 14°11′S 49°53′E / 14.183°S 49.883°E / -14.183; 49.883