Memorial plaque on Independence avenue
Fenoarivo Atsinanana (French: Fénérive Est) is a city (commune urbaine) in Madagascar.
The city is located on the east coast about 103 km north of the city of Toamasina.
The region around Fénérive is one of the most important clove growing areas of Madagascar. The city is also one of the most important sea resorts at the East coast.
In the 17th century it was a privateer's harbour. Ratsimilaho, the first king of the Betsimisaraka, was the son of a pirate and a local princess. He is buried on the island Nosy Hely, a former pirate's stronghold that can be visited today (Vohimasina).
There's a Catholic Diocese in Fénérive.
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