Sofia Region

Sofia is a region in northern Madagascar. It is named for the Sofia River. The region covers 50,100 km² and had a population of 1,500,227 in 2018.[1] The administrative capital is Antsohihy.

Sofia Region
Region
Location in Madagascar
Location in Madagascar
Country Madagascar
CapitalAntsohihy
Area
 • Total50,100 km2 (19,300 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)[1]
 • Total1,500,227
 • Density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
HDI (2018)0.538[2]
low · 6th of 22

Administrative divisionsEdit

Sofia region is divided into seven districts, which are sub-divided into 108 communes.

TransportEdit

AirportsEdit

Protected AreasEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  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". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

Coordinates: 14°52′47″S 47°59′15″E / 14.87961°S 47.987518°E / -14.87961; 47.987518