Analamanga

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Analamanga Region
Region
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country  Madagascar
Capital Antananarivo
Area
 • Total 16,911 km2 (6,529 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 3,348,794
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Analamanga is a region in central Madagascar, containing the capital Antananarivo and its surrounding metropolitan area. The region has an area of 16,911 square kilometres (6,529 square miles), and had an estimated population of 3,348,794 in 2013.[1] The head of the region is Pierre Manganirina Randrianarisoa.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

The region extends mainly towards the north of the capital. It is bordered by Betsiboka to the north, Bongolava and Itasy to the west, Alaotra Mangoro to the east, and Vakinankaratra to the south.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Analamanga region is divided into eight districts, which are sub-divided into 134 communes.

Protected Area[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut National de la Statistique, Madagascar.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 18°56′24″S 47°31′12″E / 18.94000°S 47.52000°E / -18.94000; 47.52000