Mahadrodroka

Mahadrodroka is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Analalava, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Mahadrodroka
Mahadrodroka is located in Madagascar
Mahadrodroka
Mahadrodroka
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°18′S 47°16′E / 15.300°S 47.267°E / -15.300; 47.267
Country Madagascar
RegionSofia
DistrictAnalalava
Elevation85 m (279 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total7,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Mahadrodroka has a riverine harbour. Only primary schooling is available. The majority 65% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas and cassava. Services provide employment for 5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 30% of the population.[2]

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-02-29.

Coordinates: 15°18′S 47°16′E / 15.300°S 47.267°E / -15.300; 47.267