Marosoa is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambositra, which is a part of Amoron'i Mania Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Marosoa
Marosoa is located in Madagascar
Marosoa
Marosoa
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 20°32′S 47°23′E / 20.533°S 47.383°E / -20.533; 47.383
Country Madagascar
RegionAmoron'i Mania
DistrictAmbositra
Elevation1,399 m (4,590 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total12,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 95% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are rice and cassava, while other important agricultural products are sweet potatoes and potatoes. Services provide employment for 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 2008-05-13.

Coordinates: 20°32′S 47°23′E / 20.533°S 47.383°E / -20.533; 47.383