Sambava District

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To be distinguished from Sambava, the Malagasy commune with same name.
Sambava District
District
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°10′S 49°47′E / 14.167°S 49.783°E / -14.167; 49.783
Country  Madagascar
Region Sava
Area
 • Total 4,780 km2 (1,850 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 237,488
 • Density 49.7/km2 (129/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Sambava is a district in northern Madagascar. It's a part of Sava Region and borders the districts of Antalaha in south, Andapa in south-west, Ambilobe in north-west and Vohemar in north. The area is 4,780 km2 (1,846 sq mi) and the population was estimated to be 237,488 in 2001.

The district is divided into 25 communes.

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Coordinates: 14°10′S 49°47′E / 14.167°S 49.783°E / -14.167; 49.783