Fort Dauphin
in Anosy Region, Madagascar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-25.032 and 46.983 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -25° 1' 56" and E 46° 58' 59"
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: 11:47 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:35 am and 5:10 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: 2024-06-18 08:18:47

Discover Fort Dauphin

Fort Dauphin in Anosy Region with it's 45,141 citizens is a town in Madagascar about 424 mi (or 683 km) south of Antananarivo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Fort Dauphin is now 11:47 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 4 airports near Fort Dauphin. The closest airport in Madagascar is Tôlanaro Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ambovombe, Amboasary, Farafangana, Ihosy and Manakara. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 23°C / 74 °F

Morning Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 74 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 61%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 6% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 19th of June 2024

24°C (75 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 20th of June 2024

24°C (75 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 21st of June 2024

24°C (75 °F)
21°C (69 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

La Marina

0,7 mi
Ampasikabo,Fort Dauphin
614 Tolagnaro

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 11:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

Videos from this area

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

Fort Dauphin en Famille

Published: September 08, 2014
Length: 23:55 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rajoelilalaina Mamy Harson


Ecole Les Jolies Coccinelles de Fort-Dauphin - Madagascar 2014

Published: February 12, 2015
Length: 13:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FORT-DAUPHIN Kotoko

Découverte d'une école primaire malgache à Fort-Dauphin, l'école "Les Jolies Coccinelles", avec Noa au printemps 2014. Noa, élève de CE1 en France, est invité au sein d'une même classe...

Pêcheur de langoustes - Libanona, Fort-Dauphin - Madagascar

Published: December 12, 2010
Length: 35:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FORT-DAUPHIN Kotoko

Les pêcheurs de langoustes à Libanona (mais également à l'anse Monseigneur) fabriquent une nasse avec deux bâtons incurvés et disposés perpendiculairement. Ils obtiennent ainsi une demi-sph...

Surf à l'anse Monseigneur - Madagascar - Fort-Dauphin

Published: December 12, 2010
Length: 01:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FORT-DAUPHIN Kotoko

Un des trois spots de surf de la ville de Fort-Dauphin. Les deux autres étant aux plages de Faux-Cap et d'Ankoba dans la Fausse-Baie des Galions (entre la ville et la péninsule d'Ehoala où...

Présentation des Associations Kant'Art/Maroolo et

Published: January 14, 2014
Length: 51:20 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FORT-DAUPHIN Kotoko

Petite présentation en images et vidéo de l'Association Kant'Art/Maroolo en partenariat avec Projection effectuée lors de la Commémoration de l'Abolition de l'Esclavage...

Arrival in Fort Dauphin 1989

Published: April 06, 2014
Length: 05:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Arrival in Fort-Dauphin airport (FTU) 1989 First flight of this B737 / MD (Air Madagascar) ? - Airpaname said : First flight in 1989 ? This is 5R-MFB, Air Madagascar received it in its fleet...

Anse Monseigneur - Passage de baleines - Fort-Dauphin - Madagascar

Published: December 14, 2010
Length: 17:25 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: FORT-DAUPHIN Kotoko

Les baleines passent de début septembre jusqu'à début novembre près des côtes de Fort-Dauphin. Mais le mois où leur nombre est important est celui de septembre. Ici vous voyez une baleine...

Maroolo Fort-Dauphin - Manifestation du 20/12/2012

Published: February 14, 2013
Length: 03:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Maroolo Fort-Dauphin

Manifestation donnée lors de la Commémoration de l'Abolition de l'Esclavage le 20 décembre 2012 à Fort-Dauphin, Madagascar, à l'initiative du Collectif Maroolo. En savoir plus :

Plage d'Ambinanibe - Retour des pêcheurs - Madagascar - Fort-Dauphin

Published: December 12, 2010
Length: 59:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FORT-DAUPHIN Kotoko

Le lac Andriambe qu'on appelle ici beaucoup plus communément Ambinanibe et qui veut dire en malgache « la grande passe » car il se jette directement dans l'océan par une passe entre les...

Platiers sédimentaires - Libanona, Fort-Dauphin - Madagascar

Published: December 12, 2010
Length: 13:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: FORT-DAUPHIN Kotoko

Les platiers sédimentaires, le long de la corniche du côté de la plage de Libanona, sont des plateaux rocheux comme un gruyère à l'intérieur duquel l'eau de mer s'engouffre. Les pêcheurs...

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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.


Tôlanaro or Tolagnaro is a city (commune urbaine) on the southeast coast of Madagascar. It is the capital of the Anosy Region and of the Tôlanaro District. It has been a port of local importance since the early 1500s, and a new port has been built at Ehoala by QMM and the World Bank. Formerly Fort Dauphin, it was the first French settlement in Madagascar.

Located at -25.0333, 46.9833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Cities in Madagascar, Populated places in Anosy, Regional capitals in Madagascar

Tôlanaro Airport

Tôlanaro Airport (also known as Marillac Airport) is an airport in Tôlanaro, Anosy Region, Madagascar.

Located at -25.0381, 46.9558 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Madagascar, Anosy

Anosy Region

Anosy is one of the 22 regions of Madagascar in the south-east of the country. It is located on the eastern side of what used to be Province of Tulear. The name "Anosy" means "island(s)" in Malagasy. Due to a strategic main searoute running along its coast, Anosy has been an osmotic crossroads for Malagasy and the rest of the world over the last 500 years.

Located at -25.0333, 46.9833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Regions of Madagascar, Anosy

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Fort Dauphin.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Faradofay, Taolanaro, Tôlagnaro