Mananara Nord

Mananara Nord or Mananara Avaratra is a commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Mananara Nord, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was 35,148 in 2018.

Mananara Nord
Mananara Avaratra
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Mananara Nord is located in Madagascar
Mananara Nord
Mananara Nord
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°10′S 49°46′E / 16.167°S 49.767°E / -16.167; 49.767
Country Madagascar
RegionAnalanjirofo
DistrictMananara Nord
Elevation12 m (39 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total35,148
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

It is situated at the Route Nationale No.5 between Maroantsetra and Toamasina.

Mananara Nord is served by a local airport and maritime harbour. It also has riverine harbour at the Mananara River (Analanjirofo) that is located in the East of the town center.

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.[3]

The majority 50% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is cloves, while other important products are coffee and vanilla. Services provide employment for 40% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 10% of the population.[3]

NatureEdit

The Mananara-Nord National Park is near this city.

References and notesEdit

  1. ^ Estimated based on DEM data from Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
  2. ^ TROISIEME RECENSEMENT GENERAL DE LA POPULATION ET DE L’HABITATION
  3. ^ a b "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-07.

Coordinates: 16°10′S 49°46′E / 16.167°S 49.767°E / -16.167; 49.767