Location: 7km from Ambanja on the Andoharano road (to the source of the river).
History: This village has not always been there where it is today. In 1940, it was devastated by a cyclone called Manoto (to collide). The current village is better than the old, according to a Malagasy proverb: Benavonynafindratsaratsaran'nyteo or Benavony moved to a better place than before.
Population: Roughly 1,000 people, most of whom are farmers, particularly of rice, cocoa and coffee.
Google: 13°42'30.9"S 48°29'07.6"E
Garmin: -13.708580, 48.485444