Tanambao Marivorahona

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Tanambao Marivorahona
Marivorahona
Manajeba River at Marivorahona
Manajeba River at Marivorahona
Tanambao Marivorahona is located in Madagascar
Tanambao Marivorahona
Tanambao Marivorahona
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 13°5′S 49°5′E / 13.083°S 49.083°E / -13.083; 49.083
Country Flag of Madagascar.svg Madagascar
Region Diana
District Ambilobe
Elevation[1] 24 m (79 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 9,462
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Marivorahona or Tanambao Marivorahona is a municipality (French: commune, Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambilobe, which is a part of Diana Region.

It is situated some 15 km north of Ambilobe at the Route nationale 6 in the fertile plains of the Manajeba River.

According to 2001 census the population of Tanambao Marivorahona was 9462.[2]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority (94%) of the population are farmers. The most important crops are sugarcane and tomato, while other important agricultural products are cotton, sweet potato and rice. Industry and services both 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 2008-02-13. 

Coordinates: 13°5′S 49°5′E / 13.083°S 49.083°E / -13.083; 49.083