Marofototra 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 15,000 in the 2001 commune census.[2]

Marofototra
Marofototra is located in Madagascar
Marofototra
Marofototra
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°52′S 48°10′E / 20.867°S 48.167°E / -20.867; 48.167
Country Madagascar
RegionVatovavy-Fitovinany
DistrictMananjary
Elevation79 m (259 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total15,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education is available in town. 98% of the commune's population is engaged in farming. The most important crops are cassava and rice, while other important agricultural products are peanuts and coffee. Services provide employment for 2% 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 2008-05-03.

Coordinates: 20°52′S 48°10′E / 20.867°S 48.167°E / -20.867; 48.167