Analamanga

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Analamanga is a region in central Madagascar, containing the capital Antananarivo and its surrounding metropolitan area. The region has an area of 17,488 square kilometres (6,752 square miles), and had a population of 3,618,128 in 2018.[2]

Analamanga Region
Region
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country Madagascar
CapitalAntananarivo
Government
 • Type[1]
 • GouvernorHery Rasoamaromaka
Area
 • Total17,488 km2 (6,752 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total3,618,128
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
HDI (2018)0.633[3]
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Administrative divisionsEdit

Analamanga Region is divided into eight districts, which are sub-divided into 137 communes.

GeographyEdit

The region extends mainly towards the north of the capital. It is bordered by Betsiboka to the north, Bongolava and Itasy to the west, Alaotra Mangoro to the east, and Vakinankaratra to the south.

RiversEdit

The main rivers are the Betsiboka River and the Ikopa River.

Mayor lakesEdit

Lake Mantasoa (1375 ha) and Tsiazompaniry (2333 ha).

TransportEdit

RoadsEdit

The capital, Antananarivo is linked with several national roads:

RailroadsEdit

Two railroad lines exist, though there is no passenger transport: the line to Antsirabe (158 km), and the line to Toamasina (371km).

AirportEdit

Protected AreasEdit

SportsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ EBDM
  2. ^ a b "Troisieme Recensement General de la Population et de L'Habitation (RGPH-3) Resultats Provisoires" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique Madagascar. Retrieved May 23, 2020.
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 18°56′24″S 47°31′12″E / 18.94000°S 47.52000°E / -18.94000; 47.52000