Regions of Madagascar

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Regions of Madagascar

Madagascar is divided into 22 regions (faritra). These formerly second-tier administrative divisions became the first-level administrative divisions when the former six provinces were dissolved on 4 October 2009:

Number
on map
Name Area
(km²)
Population
(2004 estimates)
Population
density
Capital
1 Diana 19,266 485,800 25.2 Antsiranana
2 Sava 25,518 805,300 31.6 Sambava
3 Itasy 6,993 643,000 91.9 Miarinarivo
4 Analamanga 16,911 2,811,500 166.3 Antananarivo-Renivohitra
5 Vakinankaratra 16,599 1,589,800 95.8 Antsirabe
6 Bongolava 16,688 326,600 19.6 Tsiroanomandidy
7 Sofia 50,100 940,800 18.8 Antsohihy
8 Boeny 31,046 543,200 17.5 Mahajanga
9 Betsiboka 30,025 236,500 7.9 Maevatanana
10 Melaky 38,852 175,500 4.5 Maintirano
11 Alaotra-Mangoro 31,948 877,700 27.5 Ambatondrazaka
12 Atsinanana 21,934 1,117,100 50.9 Toamasina
13 Analanjirofo 21,930 860,800 39.3 Fenoarivo Atsinanana
14 Amoron'i Mania 16,141 693,200 42.9 Ambositra
15 Matsiatra Ambony 21,080 1,128,900 53.5 Fianarantsoa
16 Vatovavy-Fitovinany 19,605 1,097,700 56.0 Manakara
17 Atsimo-Atsinanana 18,863 621,200 32.9 Farafangana
18 Ihorombe 26,391 189,200 7.2 Ihosy
19 Menabe 46,121 390,800 8.5 Morondava
20 Atsimo-Andrefana 66,236 1,018,500 15.4 Toliara
21 Androy 19,317 476,600 24.7 Ambovombe-Androy
22 Anosy 25,731 544,200 21.1 Tôlanaro

Elections[edit]

Elections for the regional councils were held on 16 March 2008.

See also[edit]

Source[edit]

  • Population, area: Madagascar: Profil des marchés pour les évaluations d’urgence

de la sécurité alimentaire [1]