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Vinanivao is located in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 15°53′S 50°16′E / 15.883°S 50.267°E / -15.883; 50.267
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
District Antalaha
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 14,906
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Vinanivao is a town and commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antalaha, which is a part of Sava Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Vinanivao was 14,906.[1]

Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 75% of the population are farmers, while an additional 20% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is cloves, while other important products are rice and vanilla. Additionally fishing employs 5% of the population.[1]

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-02-15. 

Coordinates: 15°53′S 50°16′E / 15.883°S 50.267°E / -15.883; 50.267