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Atsimo Andrefana Region
Région Atsimo Andrefana
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country  Madagascar
Capital Toliara
 • Total 66,236 km2 (25,574 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 1,018,500
 • Density 15.4/km2 (40/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Atsimo Andrefana is a region of Madagascar. It borders Menabe in north, Amoron'i Mania and Haute Matsiatra in northeast, Ihorombe and Anosy in east and Androy in southeast. The capital is Toliara and the population was estimated to be 1,018,500 in 2004. Atsimo Andrefana is the largest of all Malagasy regions with an area of 66,236 km2 (25,574 sq mi).[1] When the provinces of Madagascar were dissolved in 2009, the existing 22 regions became the first-level administrative divisions of the country. The region is divided into nine districts:

National Parks[edit]

In Atsimo-Andrefana are found the following National Parks:


  1. ^ a b c Ralison, Eliane; Goossens, Frans. "Madagascar: Profil des marchés pour les évaluations d’urgence de la sécurité alimentaire" (PDF) (in French). Programme Alimentaire Mondial, Service de l’Evaluation des besoins d’urgence (ODAN). Retrieved 2008-03-01. 

Coordinates: 23°24′50″S 43°48′22″E / 23.414°S 43.806°E / -23.414; 43.806