Haute Matsiatra

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Haute Matsiatra Region
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country  Madagascar
Capital Fianarantsoa
 • Total 21,080 km2 (8,140 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 123,696
 • Density 53.5/km2 (139/sq mi)
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Haute Matsiatra is a region in Madagascar. It borders Amoron'i Mania region in north, Vatovavy-Fitovinany in east, Ihorombe in south and Atsimo-Andrefana in west. The capital of the region is Fianarantsoa, and the population was estimated to be 1,131,700 in 2014. The area is 21,080 km2 (8,139 sq mi).[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Haute Matsiatra region is divided into seven districts, which are sub-divided into 76 communes.

Protected areas[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). Retrieved 2008-03-01. 
Liddicoatite, a tourmaline from Ambohimahasoa District. Size: 5.8 x 4.7 x 0.4 cm., polished slice.

Coordinates: 21°27′00″S 47°05′13″E / 21.45°S 47.087°E / -21.45; 47.087