Manakara
in Vatovavy Fitovinany Region, Madagascar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-22.149 and 48.011 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -22° 8' 55" and E 48° 0' 37"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ariary - MGA
Spoken languages:
French, Malagasy
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:53 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:38 am and 6:25 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Campamento Sur
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Madagascar in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Madagascar.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Madagascar. Last Update: 2019-02-17 07:25:54

Delve into Manakara

Manakara in Vatovavy Fitovinany Region with it's 35,499 habitants is located in Madagascar about 226 mi (or 363 km) south of Antananarivo, the country's capital town.

Current time in Manakara is now 03:53 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Manakara. The closest airport in Madagascar is Manakara Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Farafangana, Fianarantsoa, Ambositra, Ihosy and Ambatofinandrahana. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Videos from this area

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MADAGASCAR N°7.Manakara...Film de Raymond Grelet.

Published: December 07, 2008
Length: 44:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Raymond GRELET

Manakara :Ballade en pirogue traditionnelle le long du canal à proximité de Manakara.


By train from Manakara to Fianarantsoa (Madagascar)

Published: October 03, 2012
Length: 32:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Fred Triep

This video shows a journey by train from Manakara (on the east coast) to Fianarantsoa (on the plateau) in Madagascar For more info about Madagascar, see also my book (in Dutch) about my travel...


Madagaskar: Von Manakara nach Fianarantsoa

Published: January 05, 2011
Length: 23:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: fotogra4en

Diashow über unsere Bahnfahrt von Manakara (Ostküste) nach Fianarantsoa im Juni 2001. Die Musik ist von Feon'Ala, das Stück heißt Betina. hier gibt's einen kleinen Artikel von mir über...


Antoko Maitso HASIN'I MADAGASIKARA à Manakara

Published: May 04, 2012
Length: 55:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Saraha Antoko Maitso


Entre ciel et terre, Madagascar la grande île

Published: March 20, 2012
Length: 32:21 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Michel Gruet

Photos de la grande île entre Tananarive et Manakara par les hauts plateaux.


MADAGASCAR le TGV Malgache...Film de Raymond Grelet...

Published: December 15, 2008
Length: 17:05 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Raymond GRELET

Départ de MANAKARA en train ( TGV Malgache) en direction de FIANARANTSOA.Ce parcours en train se déroule au coeur de la forêt primaire, du pays de la tribu TANALA.


Hyden American Staffordshire Terrier (Amstaff) gasytialika

Published: February 22, 2011
Length: 45:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: gasytialika

Video de la communaute en ligne des cynophiles malgache, gasytialika. Hyden tirant un chariot avec un jeune homme dessus - video prise a Manakara.


2 tsy regninao(VAKOMASY)

Published: January 21, 2014
Length: 17:47 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Johnson Bernard Solo

vakomasy2.


2012 Le canal des Pangalanes

Published: March 28, 2013
Length: 05:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Alberte Huybrecht

Madagascar, Les pêcheurs du canal des Pangalanes, documentaire.


Pêcheurs malgaches

Published: June 16, 2011
Length: 37:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Gérard Solignac

Les pêcheurs de Madagascar prennent des risques inouïs pour un bien maigre rapport.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Manakara

Manakara is a city in Madagascar. It is the capital of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The city is located at the east coast near the mouth of the Manakara River and has a small port. The bridge over the Manakara River that connected the northern and southern parts of the city partly collapsed in September 2012. It is the endpoint of the Fianarantsoa-Côte Est railway (FCE), which connects the city of Fianarantsoa with the sea.

Located at -22.15, 48 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Madagascar, Populated places in Vatovavy-Fitovinany, Regional capitals in Madagascar

Manakara Airport

Manakara Airport is an airport in Manakara, Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region, Madagascar. Located on the east coast on the island. It is one of only a few airports in the world that crosses a live railway line, the other two airports being Peshawar Airport in Pakistan and Gisborne Airport in New Zealand.

Located at -22.1197, 48.0217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Madagascar, Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Vatovavy-Fitovinany is the South-East region of Madagascar. Capital: Manakara Chief: Georget Mandehatsara (since March 2012) Dialectical: Antemoro Transportation mean: Train (from Fianarantsoa) Car Taxi-Brousse Plane Manakara port is only used for product shipment and transit The region extends along the southern part of the east coast of Madagascar. It is bordered by Atsinanana (North), Amoron'i Mania and Haute Matsiatra (West) and Atsimo-Atsinanana (South).

Located at -22.145, 48.01 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Vatovavy-Fitovinany, Regions of Madagascar

Tataho

Tataho is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available. It is also a site of industrial-scale mining. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 42.5% and 42.5% of the working population.

Located at -22.2167, 47.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
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Populated places in Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Mizilo Gara

Mizilo Gara is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available. The majority 94% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are cassava and lychee, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane and rice.

Located at -22, 47.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
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Populated places in Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Ambila

Ambila is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 40% and 37% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are lychee and cassava. Services provide employment for 3% of the population.

Located at -21.9833, 47.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
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Populated places in Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Amboanjo

Amboanjo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 17,000 in 2001 commune census. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 99.7% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crops are coffee and rice, while other important agricultural products are sugarcane and cassava.

Located at -22, 47.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
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Populated places in Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Mangatsiotra

Mangatsiotra is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available. The majority 65% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 2.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -22.2833, 47.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
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Populated places in Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Marofarihy

Marofarihy is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 7,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available. Farming and raising livestock provides employment for 46.5% and 46.5% of the working population. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee, sugarcane and lychee.

Located at -22.0333, 48 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
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Populated places in Vatovavy-Fitovinany

Sorombo

Sorombo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Manakara, which is a part of Vatovavy-Fitovinany Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 12,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 0.5% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are coffee and cassava.

Located at -22.1, 47.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
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Populated places in Vatovavy-Fitovinany

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Manankara, Manakara, Մանակարա, WVK, マナカラ, 마나카라, Манакара, 馬納卡拉