in Farafangana District of Atsimo-Atsinanana, Madagascar
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -22.822 and 47.826 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -22° 49' 20" and E 47° 49' 34"
- 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: 01:46 AM (Thursday)
- Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
- UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:33 am and 6:31 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Campamento Sur
- This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2023-02-08 08:14:31
Delve into Farafangana
Farafangana in Farafangana District (Atsimo-Atsinanana) with it's 24,764 habitants is a town located in Madagascar about 271 mi (or 436 km) south of Antananarivo, the country's capital town.
Time in Farafangana is now 01:46 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Farafangana. The closest airport in Madagascar is Farafangana Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 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: Manakara, Fianarantsoa, Ihosy, Ambositra and Fort Dauphin. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 80 °F
|Morning Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Evening Temperature||26°C / 79 °F|
|Night Temperature||24°C / 75 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||12%|
|Air Pressure||1015 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Thursday, 9th of February 2023
27°C (81 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Friday, 10th of February 2023
28°C (83 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Saturday, 11th of February 2023
28°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Videos from this area
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marcher dans les rues de Farafangana sur la côte sud-est
on redécouvre la ville que j'ai laissé après 15ans... on croise quelques pousse-pousse moyen de locomotion traditionnel sur l'île.
sur le chemin de l'Ampamjaka...
nous nous dirigeons vers la case de l'Apanjaka (le roi, le sage) de notre ethnie des Antefasy à Farafangana en compagnie de Tody notre neveu qui nous sert de guide dans les sentiers des vieux...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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Farafangana is a city (commune urbaine) on the south-east coast of Madagascar approximately 400 kilometres south of the capital Antananarivo. It is the capital of the Atsimo-Atsinanana region. Settlements located to the north include Lokandambo, Manambotra, Ambahikarabo and Amboahangimamy, with Ambalolo to the west. To the south are Antananabo, Manambotra Atsimo and Marosondry. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Farafangana is based in the town, led by Bishop Benjamin Marc Ramaroson.
Farafangana Airport is an airport in Farafangana, Madagascar.
Atsimo-Atsinanana (South East) is a region in Madagascar. Capital: Farafangana Chief: Jhonson Andrianahy (since 2007) The region extends along the southern part of the east coast of Madagascar. It is bordered by Vatovavy-Fitovinany and Haute Matsiatra (North), Ihorombe (West) and Anosy (South).
Canal des Pangalanes
The Canal des Pangalanes, one of the longest canals in the world, is a series of man made canals linking natural lakes and rivers running down the east coast of Madagascar from Tamatave for over 600 kilometres . It is used mainly for transportation and fishing, but it also contains unspoiled beaches popular with tourists. It was constructed by the French between 1896–1904.
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