Regions of Madagascar

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Regions of Madagascar

Madagascar is divided into 22 regions (faritra). These formerly second-tier administrative divisions became the first-level administrative divisions when the former six provinces were dissolved on 4 October 2009:

Number
on map
Name Area
(km²)
Population
(2013 estimates)[1]
Population
density
per km2
Capital Former
province
1 Diana 19,266 700,021 36.3 Antsiranana Antsiranana
2 Sava 25,518 980,807 38.4 Sambava Antsiranana
3 Itasy 6,993 732,834 104.8 Miarinarivo Antananarivo
4 Analamanga 16,911 3,348,794 198.0 Antananarivo-Renivohitra Antananarivo
5 Vakinankaratra 16,599 1,803,307 108.6 Antsirabe Antananarivo
6 Bongolava 16,688 457,368 27.4 Tsiroanomandidy Antananarivo
7 Sofia 50,100 1,247,037 24.9 Antsohihy Mahajanga
8 Boeny 31,046 799,675 25.8 Mahajanga Mahajanga
9 Betsiboka 30,025 293,522 9.8 Maevatanana Mahajanga
10 Melaky 38,852 289,594 7.5 Maintirano Mahajanga
11 Alaotra-Mangoro 31,948 1,027,110 32.1 Ambatondrazaka Toamasina
12 Atsinanana 21,934 1,270,680 57.9 Toamasina Toamasina
13 Analanjirofo 21,930 1,035,132 47.2 Fenoarivo Atsinanana Toamasina
14 Amoron'i Mania 16,141 715,027 44.3 Ambositra Fianarantsoa
15 Matsiatra Ambony 21,080 1,199,183 56.9 Fianarantsoa Fianarantsoa
16 Vatovavy-Fitovinany 19,605 1,416,459 72.2 Manakara Fianarantsoa
17 Atsimo-Atsinanana 18,863 898,702 47.6 Farafangana Fianarantsoa
18 Ihorombe 26,391 312,307 11.8 Ihosy Fianarantsoa
19 Menabe 46,121 592,113 12.8 Morondava Toliara
20 Atsimo-Andrefana 66,236 1,316,756 19.9 Toliara Toliara
21 Androy 19,317 733,933 38.0 Ambovombe-Androy Toliara
22 Anosy 25,731 671,805 26.1 Tôlanaro Toliara

Elections[edit]

Elections for the regional councils were held on 16 March 2008.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Institute National de la Statistique, Madagascar.

Sources[edit]

  • Population, area: Madagascar: Profil des marchés pour les évaluations d’urgence

de la sécurité alimentaire [1]