Protected area status: Special reserve
Year established: 1956
General location: northwestern Madagascar: 16░50 and 17░05 of Southern latitude and 44░20 and 44░30 of longitude
Location and Access: 12 km southwest of Besalampy and 5 km east of the Mozambique channel
Climate: Seasonal tropical forest; dry but influenced by monsoon during short rainy season
Precipitation: 125 cm
According to ANGAP, seven types of ecosystems were identified Bemarivo during the last survey:
Dominant ethnic group(s): Sakalava
Official web page: http://www.parcs-madagascar.com/bemarivo/index.htm
Additional notes: Bemarivo
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