Vavatenina is a commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vavatenina, which is a part of Analanjirofo Region. The population of the commune was 35,750 in 2018.

Vavatenina
Vavatenina is located in Madagascar
Vavatenina
Vavatenina
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 17°28′S 49°12′E / 17.467°S 49.200°E / -17.467; 49.200
Country Madagascar
RegionAnalanjirofo
DistrictVavatenina
Elevation123 m (404 ft)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total35,750
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
518

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.[3]

The town is located on the Route nationale 22 (Madagascar).

SportsEdit

The local football club is FC Espérance Vavatenina.[4]

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. ^ "ILO census data". Cornell University. 2002. Retrieved 2008-03-08.
  4. ^ soccerway.com

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