|Elevation||1,006 m (3,301 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Mahavelona is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Soavinandriana, which is a part of Itasy Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 14,000 in 2001 commune census.
Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 8% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crops are rice and maize; also cassava is an important agricultural product. Services provide employment for 2% of the population.
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