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Boeny Region
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country  Madagascar
Capital Mahajanga
 • Total 31,046 km2 (11,987 sq mi)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 799,675
 • Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Time zone UTC3 (EAT)

Boeny is a region in northwestern Madagascar. It borders Sofia Region to the northeast, Betsiboka to the south and Melaky to the southwest. The capital of the region is Mahajanga, and the population was estimated to be 799,675 in 2013.[2] The area of Boeny is 31,046 km2 (11,987 sq mi).[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Boeny region is divided into six districts, which are sub-divided into 43 communes.

Protected areas[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Ralison, Eliane; Goossens, Frans. "Madagascar: Profil des marchés pour les évaluations d'urgence de la sécurité alimentaire" (PDF) (in French). Programme Alimentaire Mondial, Service de l’Evaluation des besoins d’urgence (ODAN). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2008-03-01. 
  2. ^ Institut National de la Statistique, Madagascar.

Coordinates: 15°43′12″S 46°19′12″E / 15.72000°S 46.32000°E / -15.72000; 46.32000