Soavinandriana (district)

Soavinandriana district is a district[2][3] of Itasy in Madagascar.

Soavinandriana district
The Analavory geyser
The Analavory geyser
Soavinandriana district is located in Madagascar
Soavinandriana district
Soavinandriana district
Coordinates: 19°10′S 46°44′E / 19.167°S 46.733°E / -19.167; 46.733
Country Madagascar
RegionItasy
DistrictSoavinandriana
Area
 • Land1,970 km2 (760 sq mi)
Elevation
1,298 m (4,259 ft)
Population
 • Ethnicities
Merina
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code
118

EconomyEdit

Tobacco is an important factor of the local economy.[4]

RoadsEdit

It is localized on the National Road 43, about 40 km from Analavory and 140 km from the capital Antananarivo.

NatureEdit

The Ramanavy forest (Forêt de Ramanavy, or translated: Bats Forest) at 10km from Soavinandriana, that hosts some 20 endemic species of plants.[5]

RiversEdit

 
Lily waterfalls near Ampefy

The district counts 17 rivers and 20 creeks, including the Kelimahery, Mangadona and the Lily Rivers that forms also the Lily falls near Ampefy. Furthermore it borders to the Lake Itasy in the North.


CommunesEdit

The district is further divided into 15 communes:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ LE TOURISME DURABLE PAR LA VALORISATION DU PATRIMOINE - Cas de la Commune Rurale de MANANASY, District de Soavinandriana
  2. ^ REPOBLIKAN’I MADAGASIKARA:Tanindrazana – Fahafahana – Fandrosoana (PDF). MINISTERE DE L’AGRICULTURE, DE L’ELEVAGE ET DE LA PECHE. October 2007. pp. 42–44.
  3. ^ "Madagascar: Administrative Division". citypopulation. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  4. ^ La prépondérance de la culture commerciale des tabacs Marylands dit “Paraky gasy” dans la Commune Rurale de Talata-Dondona, District de Soavinandriana, Région Itasy
  5. ^ Midi-Madagasikara: Destination Itasy - De nombreux circuits touristiques à découvrir