Benenitra is a town in Atsimo-Andrefana Region, Madagascar. It is situated in the district with the same name: Benenitra (district).

Benenitra
Benenitra is located in Madagascar
Benenitra
Benenitra
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°27′S 45°4′E / 22.450°S 45.067°E / -22.450; 45.067
Country Madagascar
RegionAtsimo-Andrefana
DistrictBenenitra
Elevation240 m (790 ft)
Population
 (2015)[2]
 • Total39,766
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
postal code
610

On 27 July 2018 a meteriote of an age of 4.56 billion years crushed at Benenitra.[3][4]

MiningEdit

There are coal deposits at 15km from Benenitra which have not been mined.

GeographyEdit

Benenitra is situated at the Onilahy River and on the National Road T 17 A.[5]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ opendataforafrica.org
  3. ^ Meteorite Benenitra
  4. ^ "Benenitra". Meteoritical Bulletin Database. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  5. ^ Travaux RNT17A

Coordinates: 23°27′8″S 45°4′41″E / 23.45222°S 45.07806°E / -23.45222; 45.07806