Maromitety

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Maromitety
Maromitety is located in Madagascar
Maromitety
Maromitety
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°29′S 49°17′E / 17.483°S 49.283°E / -17.483; 49.283
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Vavatenina
Elevation[1] 177 m (581 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 18,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Maromitety is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 18,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 96% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee and cloves. Services provide employment for 4% 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 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 17°29′S 49°17′E / 17.483°S 49.283°E / -17.483; 49.283