Marotandrano

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Marotandrano
Marotandrano is located in Madagascar
Marotandrano
Marotandrano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°10′S 48°50′E / 16.167°S 48.833°E / -16.167; 48.833
Country  Madagascar
Region Sofia
District Mandritsara
Elevation[1] 464 m (1,522 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 11,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Marotandrano is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mandritsara, which is a part of Sofia 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 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are banana, wheat, coffee and barley. Services provide employment for 10% of the population.[2]

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  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-02-28. 

Coordinates: 16°10′S 48°50′E / 16.167°S 48.833°E / -16.167; 48.833