Bongolava

Bongolava is a region in central-western Madagascar. The capital of the region is Tsiroanomandidy. It had a population of 674,474 in 2018.[2]

Bongolava Region
Region
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country Madagascar
CapitalTsiroanomandidy
Government
 • GouvernorJoseph Ramiaramanana
Area
 • Total17,982 km2 (6,943 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[2]
 • Total674,474
 • Density38/km2 (97/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
HDI (2018)0.493[3]
low · 13th of 22

GeographyEdit

The region is situated in central-western Madagascar. It is bordered by Betsiboka, Melaky, Menabe, Vakinankaratra, Itasy and Analamanga. The altitude ranges from 800 m (2,600 ft) to 1,500 m (4,900 ft).

It is crossed by the Kiranomena River, Mahajilo River and Manambolo River and the Route nationale 1 (Madagascar).

Administrative divisionsEdit

Bongolava Region is divided into two districts, which are sub-divided into 24 communes.

TransportEdit

AirportEdit

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. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 18, 2020. Retrieved May 23, 2020.
  3. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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Coordinates: 18°46′12″S 46°03′00″E / 18.77000°S 46.05000°E / -18.77000; 46.05000