Morafeno, Maevatanana

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Morafeno is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°36′S 47°15′E / 17.600°S 47.250°E / -17.600; 47.250
Country  Madagascar
Region Betsiboka
District Maevatanana
Elevation[1] 652 m (2,139 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Morafeno is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Maevatanana, which is a part of Betsiboka Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 3,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 75% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 20% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are peanuts and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% 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 2008-03-05. 

Coordinates: 17°36′S 47°15′E / 17.600°S 47.250°E / -17.600; 47.250