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Atsimo-Andrefana is a region of Madagascar. It borders Menabe in north, Amoron'i Mania and Haute Matsiatra in northeast, Ihorombe and Anosy in east and Androy in southeast. The capital is Toliara and the population was estimated to be 1,316,756 in 2013.[1] Atsimo Andrefana is geographically the largest of all Malagasy regions with an area of 66,236 km2 (25,574 sq mi).[2]

Atsimo Andrefana Region
Région Atsimo Andrefana
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country  Madagascar
Capital Toliara
 • Chief of the Region David Ranaivoson
 • Total 66,236 km2 (25,574 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 1,316,756
 • Density 20/km2 (51/sq mi)
Time zone UTC3 (EAT)

Administrative divisionsEdit

Protected areasEdit

In Atsimo-Andrefana are found the following protected areas:


  1. ^ Institut National de la Statistique, Antananarivo.
  2. ^ Ralison, Eliane; Goossens, Frans. "Madagascar: Profil des marchés pour les évaluations d'urgence de la sécurité alimentaire" (PDF) (in French). Programme Alimentaire Mondial, Service de l’Evaluation des besoins d’urgence (ODAN). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2008-03-01.

Coordinates: 23°24′50″S 43°48′22″E / 23.414°S 43.806°E / -23.414; 43.806