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 I
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 I
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 (East) 21,934 1,117,100 50.9 Toamasina I
13 Analanjirofo 21,930 860,800 39.3 Fenerive Est
14 Amoron'i Mania 16,141 693,200 42.9 Ambositra
15 Haute Matsiatra (Upper Matsiatra) 21,080 1,128,900 53.5 Fianarantsoa I
16 Vatovavy-Fitovinany 19,605 1,097,700 56.0 Manakara
17 Atsimo-Atsinanana (South-East) 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 (South-West) 66,236 1,018,500 15.4 Toliara I
21 Androy 19,317 476,600 24.7 Ambovombe Androy
22 Anosy 25,731 544,200 21.1 Taolagnaro

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]