Anakao
in Atsimo-Andrefana Region, Madagascar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-23.667 and 43.650 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -23° 40' 0" and E 43° 39' 0"
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: 03:58 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:54 am and 6:44 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
34.578 and -120.643 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Arguello
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Madagascar in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,5 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: 2019-02-17 07:25:54

Touring Anakao

Anakao in Atsimo-Andrefana Region with it's 3,000 residents is a town located in Madagascar about 413 mi (or 664 km) south-west of Antananarivo, the country's capital place.

Time in Anakao is now 03:58 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Anakao. The closest airport in Madagascar is Toliara Airport in a distance of 20 mi (or 33 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Toliara, Manja, Amboasary, Ihosy and Ambovombe. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Parapente Madagascar - Cap au sud (part 03)

Published: January 08, 2011
Length: 12:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ParaglaNding

Voyage à Madagascar en Novembre 2010. De Tana à Saint Augustin, en passant par Ambalavoa et la vallée du Tsaranoro, où nous avons baladé nos parapentes à la découverte d'une aérologie...


Anakao/Tulear :Madagascar:bivouac d'une course de bateaux malgaches

Published: April 14, 2012
Length: 58:14 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: christian9366

Course de bateaux malgaches entre Anakao et Tulear dan le sud de Madagascar. petit diaporama sur les staffs.


atlantismadagascar.mpg

Published: April 30, 2012
Length: 52:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: damienplonge

Avis à tous ceux qui recherche le depaysement integral !!! atlantismadagascar.com est là. Situé sur la cote sud ouest de mada, dans le canal du mozambique, juste en face de l'ile de Nosy...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Onilahy River

Onilahy is a river in Toliara Province, southern Madagascar. It flows down from the hills near Betroka to the Mozambique Channel. It empties at St. Augustin, and into the Bay of Saint-Augustin. Two species of cichlids are endemic to the river basin, but Ptychochromis onilahy is probably already extinct and the remaining range of Ptychochromoides betsileanus covers less than 10 square kilometres .

Located at -23.5667, 43.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
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Rivers of Madagascar, Mozambique Channel

Saint Augustin, Madagascar

Saint Augustin (also known as Ianantsony; Malagasy: Anantson̈o) is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Toliara II, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census. The mouth of the Onilahy River is near the town. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 60% of the population works in fishing.

Located at -23.55, 43.7667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Atsimo-Andrefana

Soalara

Soalara is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Toliara II, which is a part of Atsimo-Andrefana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 10,000 in 2001 commune census. Soalara is served by a local airport and riverine harbour. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 60% of the population works in fishing. 15% are farmers, while an additional 20% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -23.5833, 43.7167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
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Populated places in Atsimo-Andrefana

Bay of Saint-Augustin

The Bay of Saint-Augustin is located in the region of Atsimo-Andrefanaat the south-western coast of Madagascar at the Mozambique Channel. This bay is the mouth of the Onilahy River at a distance of 35 kilometres south of Toliara.

Located at -23.5042, 43.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bays of Madagascar, Atsimo-Andrefana

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