|Elevation||26 m (85 ft)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Soanenga is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Besalampy, which is a part of Melaky Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 9,000 in 2001 commune census.
Soanenga has a riverine harbour. Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 48% and 30% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coconuts and seeds of catechu. Services provide employment for 2% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 20% of the population.
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