Morafeno, Mananjary

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Morafeno
Morafeno is located in Madagascar
Morafeno
Morafeno
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°6′S 48°12′E / 21.100°S 48.200°E / -21.100; 48.200
Country  Madagascar
Region Vatovavy-Fitovinany
District Mananjary
Elevation[1] 29 m (95 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 13,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Morafeno is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mananjary, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 13,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 74.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and pepper. Industry and services provide employment for 25% and 0.5% of the population, respectively.[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 2008-05-03. 

Coordinates: 21°6′S 48°12′E / 21.100°S 48.200°E / -21.100; 48.200