Elevation 13 m
Population 8,000 (2001)
Time zone EAT (UTC3)
Local time Saturday 9:56 AM
|Weather 27°C, Wind E at 3 km/h, 85% Humidity|
Mahavelo is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Farafangana, which is a part of Atsimo-Atsinanana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 8,000 in 2001 commune census.
Only primary schooling is available. The majority 98% of the population of the commune are farmers. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas, coffee and cassava. Services provide employment for 1.5% of the population. Additionally fishing employs 0.5% of the population.