Location in Madagascar
|• Total||8,718.98 km2 (3,366.42 sq mi)|
|• Density||28/km2 (72/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EAT (UTC3)|
Befandriana-Nord or Befandriana-Avaratra (literally North Befandriana) is a district in northern Madagascar. It is a part of Sofia Region and borders the districts of Bealanana in north, Andapa to the northeast, Maroantsetra to the east, Mandritsara to the south, Boriziny-Vaovao (formerly Port-Bergé) to the southwest and Antsohihy to the north-west. The area is 8,718.98 km2 (3,366 sq mi) and the population was estimated to be 241,082 in 2013.
The district is further divided into 12 communes:
- Ambolidibe Est
The district is crossed by the Route nationale 32.
References and notes
- Institut National de la Statistique, Antananarivo.
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