Ihosy District

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Not to be confused with Ihosy, a town and commune with the same name.
Ihosy District
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 22°24′S 46°07′E / 22.400°S 46.117°E / -22.400; 46.117
Country  Madagascar
Region Ihorombe
 • Total 17,358 km2 (6,702 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 106,591
 • Density 6.1/km2 (16/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities Bara
Time zone EAT (UTC3)

Ihosy is a district in south-eastern Madagascar. It is a part of Ihorombe Region and borders the districts of Ikalamavony in north, Ambalavao in northeast, Ivohibe in east, Iakora in southeast, Betroka in south, Benenitra in southwest, Sakaraha and Ankazoabo Sud in west and Beroraha in northwest. The area is 17,358 km2 (6,702 sq mi) and the population was estimated to be 106,591 in 2001.[1] The district is further divided into 17 communes.

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Madagascar Administrative units". GeoHive. Retrieved 2008-04-28. 

Coordinates: 22°24′S 46°07′E / 22.400°S 46.117°E / -22.400; 46.117