Marosakoa Coordinates: Country Madagascar Region Boeny District Marovoay Elevation 129 m (423 ft) Population (2001) - Total 10,000 Time zone EAT (UTC3)
Marosakoa is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar over the Mozambique Channel. It is approximately 35 kilometres south of Mahajanga. It belongs to the district of Marovoay, which is a part of Boeny Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. The majority 60% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 34% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are sugarcane and cassava. Services provide employment for 1% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 5% of the population.
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Ambato-Boeni Mahajanga Mahajanga II Marovoay Mitsinjo Soalala This Boeny location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.