Antalaha District

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Not to be confused with Antalaha, the Malagasy commune with same name.
Antalaha District
District
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 14°53′S 50°17′E / 14.883°S 50.283°E / -14.883; 50.283
Country Madagascar
Region Sava
Area
 • Total 6,795.01 km2 (2,623.57 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 231,479
 • Density 34/km2 (88/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Betsimisaraka
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Antalaha District is a district in northern Madagascar. The district contains the Masoala peninsula, and is limited by Antongil Bay in south-west and Indian Ocean on east. It is a part of Sava Region and borders the districts of Sambava into the north, Andapa to the north-west and Maroantsetra to the west. The area is 6,795.01 km2 (2,624 sq mi) and the population was estimated to be 231,479 in 2013.[1]

The district is divided into 14 communes.

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ Institut National de la Statistique, Antananarivo.

Coordinates: 14°53′S 50°17′E / 14.883°S 50.283°E / -14.883; 50.283