in Amoron'i Mania Region, Madagascar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-20.530 and 47.243 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -20° 31' 49" and E 47° 14' 36"
Currency and Currency Code:
Ariary - MGA
Spoken languages:
French, Malagasy
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 04:46 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:25 am and 5:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Campamento Sur
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Current travel safety evaluation for Madagascar in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Madagascar.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Madagascar. Last Update: 2024-07-22 08:00:16

Delve into Ambositra

Ambositra in Amoron'i Mania Region with it's 30,353 habitants is a town located in Madagascar about 113 mi (or 182 km) south of Antananarivo, the country's capital town.

Time in Ambositra is now 04:46 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Ambositra. The closest airport in Madagascar is Antsirabe Airport in a distance of 49 mi (or 79 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ambatofinandrahana, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Andramasina and Miarinarivo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 50%
Air Pressure 1022 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Tuesday, 23rd of July 2024

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 24th of July 2024

22°C (72 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 25th of July 2024

27°C (80 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Dominique et ses marqueteurs d'Ambositra

Published: February 22, 2015
Length: 01:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bois Guilo

La marqueterie est une spécialité d'Ambositra à Madagascar. Dominique Masseron, artiste français installé de longue date sur l'ile, dessine des œuvres et les fait réaliser par une...

Le tableau de bois - Marqueterie - Ambositra Madagascar

Published: August 01, 2014
Length: 29:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: alpha75020

De la conception à la production de tableaux de bois par une équipe de marqueteurs à Ambositra sur l'ile de Madagascar. Avec l'aimable complicité pour le film de Matt et Eve voyageurs autour...

Toriteny Rallye de Miracle Ambositra Jour 1 - HVKL MISSION

Published: February 03, 2015
Length: 16:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: hvkl-mission

Rallye de Miracle Ambositra 1-2 Novembre 2014 - HVKL MISSION.

Bally R. - Ambositra - Madagascar

Published: April 25, 2013
Length: 57:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SuivezlaMusique

Une première vidéo tournée à Madagascar, mettant en vedette Bally Ramaronandrasana, un joueur de valiha. Filmée dans le paisible village de Ambositra, sur le balcon de l'Alliance Française,...

Vetsonkira, Christophe Ratrema, Talenta - [Feno fiderana # Aleoko ny ahy]

Published: September 26, 2012
Length: 48:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SuperAnnuated Malagasy

St Louis Ambositra, 2 Oktobra 2012.


Published: December 03, 2014
Length: 56:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alessandro Perotti

La popolazione Zafimaniry, un sottogruppo dell'etnia Betsileo, è conosciuta per i suoi magnifici villaggi costruiti sui fianchi delle montagne e per l'arte di lavorare il legno. Questa...

Terre mere Tableau de bois

Published: June 11, 2014
Length: 21:36 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: alpha75020

Video de présentation du TABLEAU DE BOIS Description des des différentes taches nécessaires à la réalisation d'une marqueterie à Madagascar. - Prélèvement du...


Published: March 08, 2012
Length: 01:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Randriamanga Randrianasolo


✈ FSX Movie | Weird FSX Airports and places [HD]

Published: March 02, 2014
Length: 12:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Malik Kandjee

Hello, here you'll see some of FSX's weird airports and places. OACI: 1-NRQ Spectacular runway layout at Spencer NOLF, Florida, US, 2-ENDI ...

Camp Des Jeunes (Léo de Madagascar,de Maurice et de Mayotte)2/14

Published: April 06, 2014
Length: 30:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tojohafaliana

Camp des Jeunes le Vendredi 04 Avril 2014 au CEFOM Maibahoka Ivato.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Ambositra is a city (commune urbaine) in central Madagascar. Ambositra is the capital of the Amoron'i Mania region, and of Ambositra District. It is the centre of Madagascar's' wood-carving industry due to the presence of the Zafimaniry tribe, a subgroup of the Betsileo tribe. There are many shops selling wooden boxes, chessboards and figurines. The Diocese of Ambositra is located in the town, led by Bishop Fidelis Rakotonarivo.

Located at -20.5167, 47.25 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Cities in Madagascar, Populated places in Amoron'i Mania, Regional capitals in Madagascar

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