Boeny is a region in northwestern Madagascar. It borders Sofia Region to the northeast, Betsiboka to the south and Melaky to the southwest. The capital of the region is Mahajanga, and the population was 931,171 in 2018.[2] The area of Boeny is 31,046 km2 (11,987 sq mi).[1]

Boeny Region
Baobab tree in Mahajanga
Baobab tree in Mahajanga
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country Madagascar
 • Total31,046 km2 (11,987 sq mi)
 • Total931,171
 • Density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
HDI (2018)0.525[3]
low · 10th of 22

Administrative divisionsEdit

Boeny Region is divided into six districts, which are sub-divided into 43 communes.



Protected areasEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b 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.
  2. ^ a b "Troisieme Recensement General de la Population et de L'Habitation (RGPH-3) Resultats Provisoires" (PDF). Institut National de la Statistique Madagascar. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 18, 2020. Retrieved May 23, 2020.
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.

Coordinates: 15°43′12″S 46°19′12″E / 15.72000°S 46.32000°E / -15.72000; 46.32000