|Elevation||603 m (1,978 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Maropaika is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ivohibe, which is a part of Ihorombe Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.
Maropaika has a riverine harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 56% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 40% receive their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice; other important products are peanuts, beans, and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally, fishing employs 3% of the population.
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