Marokarima 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 14,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Marokarima
Marokarima is located in Madagascar
Marokarima
Marokarima
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 21°13′S 48°8′E / 21.217°S 48.133°E / -21.217; 48.133
Country Madagascar
RegionVatovavy-Fitovinany
DistrictMananjary
Elevation25 m (82 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total14,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

The majority 99.5% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and bananas; also sugarcane is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 0.5% 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: 21°13′S 48°8′E / 21.217°S 48.133°E / -21.217; 48.133