Regions of Madagascar

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

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]