in Atsinanana Region, Madagascar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-18.117 and 49.400 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -18° 7' 0" and E 49° 24' 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: 06:30 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:53 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: 2024-04-18 08:12:24

Discover Salazamay

Salazamay in Atsinanana Region is a town in Madagascar about 134 mi (or 216 km) north-east of Antananarivo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Salazamay is now 06:30 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Salazamay. The closest airport in Madagascar is Toamasina Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), North-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: Toamasina, Fenoarivo Atsinanana, Ambatondrazaka, Amparafaravola and Andilamena. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 4%
Air Humidity 71%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (74 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

29°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

29°C (84 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Sunny Golf

0,5 mi
Route d'Ivoloina Ambalamanasy
501 Toamasina

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00

La Véranda Hôtel-Restaurant

2,9 mi
Rue lieutenant Berard 5
501 Toamasina

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
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.

Madagascar torrential tropical rain in Toamasina Tamatave

Published: April 26, 2011
Length: 06:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: PetrusPuck

Tropical rain as seen from hotelwindow in Toamasina on the Eastcoast of Madagascar. It lasted only half an hour. Echt tropische hoosbui die slechts een half uurtje duurde maar hele stukken...

Young fishermen from Tamatave/Toamasina, Madagascar.

Published: November 05, 2011
Length: 15:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ellen spinnler

Dangerous work on the eastern coast of Madagascar, especially when you know that this beach because of sharks is not meant for swimming. But people in Madagascar know how to cope with danger.

balader au centre villle de Toamasina,tamatave(Madagascar) 2013

Published: September 19, 2014
Length: 57:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jehovany Mickael

Centre ville....

Toamasina port Adi 2013 november

Published: December 15, 2013
Length: 45:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: stefan adrian

via YouTube Capture.

Toamasina tuc tuc

Published: March 09, 2014
Length: 00:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: stefan adrian

via YouTube Capture.

joe M.Ji poursuite fusillade à Toamasina normal after effect.avi

Published: April 27, 2012
Length: 00:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: loganicius

séquence de poursuite et de fusillade .avi.

Cnam tamatave (Happy)

Published: June 10, 2014
Length: 56:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: joel chan leck

CNAM, Conservatoire National des arts et métiers. une vision innovante de l'enseignement à distance. méthode autodidacte et self-contrôle de ses études afin d'être capable de se gérer...

Madagascar-Santé militaire-Circoncision de masse

Published: July 21, 2014
Length: 38:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Circoncision de masse effectuée le 10 Juillet 2014 à Ampasimadinika CR dudit, District de Toamasina II, par l'équipe de santé militaire dirigée par le Médecin colonel RAVELOJAONA Alain...

Java Hôtel, Tamatave : chambre double

Published: February 13, 2013
Length: 20:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Phil Wize

Visite vidéo d'une chambre double au Java Hotel à Toamasina. Février 2013.

John's Madagascar Report 15

Published: February 24, 2012
Length: 06:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Heather O'Sullivan

Tamatave, Toamasina, Madagascar. Push Push ride at rush hour.

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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.


Toamasina, meaning "like salt" or "salty", unofficially and in French also Tamatave, is a city (commune urbaine) on the east coast of Madagascar on the Indian Ocean. The city is the chief seaport of the country, situated 215 km northeast of its capital and biggest city Antananarivo, near the centre of the eastern coast at 18 10 S, 49 32 E. According to the 2001 census, Toamasina had population of 179,045. The city is served by Toamasina Airport.

Located at -18.15, 49.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Toamasina, Cities in Madagascar, Populated places in Atsinanana, Regional capitals in Madagascar, Port cities in Africa, Ports and harbours of the Indian Ocean, Populated coastal places in Madagascar

Toamasina Airport

Toamasina Airport is an airport in Toamasina, Atsinanana Region, Madagascar. Toamasino Airport IATA: TMM – ICAO: FMMT TMM is located in MadagascarTMMTMM Summary Airport type Public Location Toamasina Elevation AMSL 22 ft / 7 m Coordinates {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|06|34.26|S|49|23|33.13|E|type:airport name= }} Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 01/19 7,218 2,171 Asphalt

Located at -18.1095, 49.3925 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Madagascar, Atsinanana

University of Toamasina

The University of Toamasina is a public university in Madagascar, in the city of Toamasina. The school was formerly part of the University of Madagascar system, along with public universities in Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Mahajanga, Toliara and Fianarantsoa. In 1988 that system was reorganized and the member schools became separate institutions.

Located at -18.1534, 49.4127 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Universities in Madagascar, Toamasina, Educational institutions established in 1988

Battle of Tamatave

The Battle of Tamatave (sometimes called the Battle of Madagascar or the Action of 20 May 1811) was fought off Tamatave in Madagascar between British and French frigate squadrons during the Napoleonic Wars. The action was the final engagement of the Mauritius campaign of 1809–1811, and it saw the destruction of the last French attempt to reinforce their garrison on Mauritius.

Located at -18.15, 49.4167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Naval battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Conflicts in 1811, 19th century in Madagascar