Morarano, Ambatolampy

Morarano is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambatolampy, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

Morarano
Morarano is located in Madagascar
Morarano
Morarano
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 19°26′S 47°29′E / 19.433°S 47.483°E / -19.433; 47.483
Country Madagascar
RegionVakinankaratra
DistrictAmbatolampy
Elevation1,564 m (5,131 ft)
Population
 (2001)[2]
 • Total9,000
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 96% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize and cassava. Industry and services provide both employment for 1% 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 2008-04-22.

Coordinates: 19°26′S 47°29′E / 19.433°S 47.483°E / -19.433; 47.483