Marotolana, Bealanana

Marotolana or Marotaolana is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Bealanana, which is a part of Sofia Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Marotolana
Marotolana is located in Madagascar
Marotolana
Marotolana
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°39′S 48°59′E / 14.650°S 48.983°E / -14.650; 48.983
Country Madagascar
RegionSofia
DistrictBealanana
Elevation1,091 m (3,579 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total9,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 97% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee, beans and cassava. Services provide employment for 3% 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: 14°39′S 48°59′E / 14.650°S 48.983°E / -14.650; 48.983