|Elevation||40 m (130 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Bekatra is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 20,000 in 2001 commune census.
Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 97% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 1% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are bananas and cassava. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.
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