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Vavatenina is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°28′S 49°12′E / 17.467°S 49.200°E / -17.467; 49.200
Country  Madagascar
Region Analanjirofo
District Vavatenina
Elevation[1] 123 m (404 ft)
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 30,000
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vavatenina is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 30,000 in 2001 commune census.[2]

In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens. The majority 90% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is cloves, while other important products are coffee and rice. Services provide employment for 10% of the population.[2]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 

Coordinates: 17°28′S 49°12′E / 17.467°S 49.200°E / -17.467; 49.200