Soalala District

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Soalala District
District
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Coordinates: 16°26′S 45°23′E / 16.433°S 45.383°E / -16.433; 45.383
Country Madagascar
RegionBoeny
Area
 • Total6,578 km2 (2,540 sq mi)
Population
(2001)
 • Total27,434
 • Density4.2/km2 (11/sq mi)
 • Ethnicities
Sakalava
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)

Soalala is a district in western Madagascar. It is a part of Boeny Region and borders the districts of Mitsinjo in northeast, Ambato-Boeni in east, Kandreho in south and Besalampy in west. The area is 6,578 km2 (2,540 sq mi) and the population was estimated to be 27,434 in 2001.

The district is further divided into three communes:

The Namoroka National Park is situated in the Soalala District.

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Coordinates: 16°26′S 45°23′E / 16.433°S 45.383°E / -16.433; 45.383