Antalaha District

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Not to be confused with Antalaha, the Malagasy commune with same name.
Antalaha District
District
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°53′S 50°17′E / 14.883°S 50.283°E / -14.883; 50.283
Region Sava
Area
 • Total 7,085 km2 (2,736 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 186,322
 • Density 26.3/km2 (68/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Betsimisaraka
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antalaha is a district in northern Madagascar. The district contains the Masoala peninsula, and is limited by Antongil Bay in south-west and Indian Ocean on east. It's a part of Sava Region and borders the districts of Sambava in north, Andapa in north-west and Maroantsetra in west. The area is 7,085 km2 (2,736 sq mi) and the population was estimated to be 186,322 in 2001.

The district is divided into 14 communes.

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Coordinates: 14°53′S 50°17′E / 14.883°S 50.283°E / -14.883; 50.283