Mosorolava

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Mosorolava
Mosorolava is located in Madagascar
Mosorolava
Mosorolava
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 12°44′S 48°58′E / 12.733°S 48.967°E / -12.733; 48.967
Country  Madagascar
Region Diana
District Antsiranana II
Elevation[1] 38 m (125 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 7,362
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Mosorolava or Misorolava is a municipality (French: commune, Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 census the population of Mosorolava was 7,362.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 98% of the population are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are banana and maize. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 1% 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 2008-02-13. 

Coordinates: 12°44′S 48°58′E / 12.733°S 48.967°E / -12.733; 48.967