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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 1,799,088 in 2018.[1] Atsimo Andrefana is geographically the largest of all Malagasy regions with an area of 66,236 km2 (25,574 sq mi).[3]

Atsimo Andrefana Region
Région Atsimo Andrefana
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country Madagascar
 • GovernorEdally Tovondrainy Ranoelson
 • Total66,236 km2 (25,574 sq mi)
 • Total1,799,088
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
HDI (2018)0.418[2]
low · 21st of 22

Administrative divisionsEdit

Atsimo-Andrefana Region is divided into nine districts, which are sub-divided into 105 communes.



Protected areasEdit

In Atsimo-Andrefana are found the following protected areas:


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  3. ^ 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