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Regions of Madagascar
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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 Name Capital Population Area (km²) Population density
1 Diana Antsiranana 485,800 19,266 25.2
2 Sava Sambava 805,300 25,518 31.6
3 Itasy Miarinarivo 643,000 6,993 91.9
4 Analamanga Antananarivo-Renivohitra 2,811,500 16,911 166.3
5 Vakinankaratra Antsirabe I 1,589,800 16,599 95.8
6 Bongolava Tsiroanomandidy 326,600 16,688 19.6
7 Sofia Antsohihy 940,800 50,100 18.8
8 Boeny Mahajanga I 543,200 31,046 17.5
9 Betsiboka Maevatanana 236,500 30,025 7.9
10 Melaky Maintirano 175,500 38,852 4.5
11 Alaotra-Mangoro Ambatondrazaka 877,700 31,948 27.5
12 Atsinanana (East) Toamasina I 1,117,100 21,934 50.9
13 Analanjirofo Fenerive Est 860,800 21,930 39.3
14 Amoron'i Mania Ambositra 693,200 16,141 42.9
15 Haute Matsiatra (Upper Matsiatra) Fianarantsoa I 1,128,900 21,080 53.5
16 Vatovavy-Fitovinany Manakara 1,097,700 19,605 56.0
17 Atsimo-Atsinanana (South-East) Farafangana 621,200 18,863 32.9
18 Ihorombe Ihosy 189,200 26,391 7.2
19 Menabe Morondava 390,800 46,121 8.5
20 Atsimo-Andrefana (South-West) Toliara I 1,018,500 66,236 15.4
21 Androy Ambovombe Androy 476,600 19,317 24.7
22 Anosy Taolagnaro 544,200 25,731 21.1

Elections

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

Source

Population, area: Madagascar: Profil des marchés pour les évaluations d’urgence de la sécurité alimentaire [1]


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