Saromaona

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Saromaona
Saromaona is located in Madagascar
Saromaona
Saromaona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°9′S 49°19′E / 16.150°S 49.317°E / -16.150; 49.317
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Mananara Nord
Elevation[1] 669 m (2,195 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 5,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Saromaona is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mananara Nord, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 5,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Only primary schooling is available. The majority 97% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and cloves, while other important agricultural products are coffee and vanilla. Services provide employment for 3% 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 2008-03-07. 

Coordinates: 16°9′S 49°19′E / 16.150°S 49.317°E / -16.150; 49.317