Regions of Madagascar

Regions of Madagascar

Madagascar is divided into 22 regions (faritra). These formerly second-tier administrative divisions became the first-level administrative divisions when the former six provinces were dissolved on 4 October 2009:

Number
on map
Name Area
(km2)
Population
(2018 Census)[1]
Population
density
per km2
Capital Former
province
1 Diana 19,266 889,736 36.3 Antsiranana Antsiranana
2 Sava 25,518 1,123,013 38.4 Sambava Antsiranana
3 Itasy 6,993 897,962 104.8 Miarinarivo Antananarivo
4 Analamanga 16,911 3,618,128 198.0 Antananarivo-Renivohitra Antananarivo
5 Vakinankaratra 16,599 2,074,358 108.6 Antsirabe Antananarivo
6 Bongolava 16,688 674,474 27.4 Tsiroanomandidy Antananarivo
7 Sofia 50,100 1,500,227 24.9 Antsohihy Mahajanga
8 Boeny 31,046 931,171 25.8 Mahajanga Mahajanga
9 Betsiboka 30,025 394,561 9.8 Maevatanana Mahajanga
10 Melaky 38,852 309,805 7.5 Maintirano Mahajanga
11 Alaotra-Mangoro 31,948 1,255,514 32.1 Ambatondrazaka Toamasina
12 Atsinanana 21,934 1,484,403 57.9 Toamasina Toamasina
13 Analanjirofo 21,930 1,152,345 47.2 Fenoarivo Atsinanana Toamasina
14 Amoron'i Mania 16,141 833,919 44.3 Ambositra Fianarantsoa
15 Matsiatra Ambony 21,080 1,447,296 56.9 Fianarantsoa Fianarantsoa
16 Vatovavy-Fitovinany 19,605 1,435,882 72.2 Manakara Fianarantsoa
17 Atsimo-Atsinanana 18,863 1,026,674 47.6 Farafangana Fianarantsoa
18 Ihorombe 26,391 418,520 11.8 Ihosy Fianarantsoa
19 Menabe 46,121 700,577 12.8 Morondava Toliara
20 Atsimo-Andrefana 66,236 1,799,088 19.9 Toliara Toliara
21 Androy 19,317 903,376 38.0 Ambovombe-Androy Toliara
22 Anosy 25,731 809,313 26.1 Tôlanaro Toliara

ElectionsEdit

Elections for the regional councils were held on 16 March 2008.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "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.

SourcesEdit

  • Population, area: Madagascar: Profil des marchés pour les évaluations d’urgence

de la sécurité alimentaire [1]