Fiherenana River

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Fiherenana River
Madagascar rivers.svg
Rivers of Madagascar
Country  Madagascar
Region Atsimo-Andrefana
Cities Beantsy, Tulear
Mouth Indian Ocean
 - location near Tulear, Atsimo-Andrefana
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 23°18′35″S 43°37′50″E / 23.30972°S 43.63056°E / -23.30972; 43.63056Coordinates: 23°18′35″S 43°37′50″E / 23.30972°S 43.63056°E / -23.30972; 43.63056
Basin 7,500 km2 (2,896 sq mi)
Discharge for Mahaboboka
 - average 35.4 m3/s (1,250 cu ft/s)

Fiherenana is a river in the region Atsimo-Andrefana in southern Madagascar. It flows into the Indian Ocean at Tulear.

Due to a local fady (taboo), pirogues are not allowed on this river.[1]


  1. ^ (in French) La vallée du Fiherenana (Toliara)

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