in Betsiboka Region, Madagascar

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-16.797 and 47.652 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -16° 47' 49" and E 47° 39' 5"
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: 02:41 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:58 am and 5:37 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: 2024-04-19 08:03:45

Touring Tsaratanana

Tsaratanana in Betsiboka Region with it's 16,761 residents is a town located in Madagascar about 146 mi (or 236 km) north of Antananarivo, the country's capital place.

Time in Tsaratanana is now 02:41 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Tsaratanana. The closest airport in Madagascar is Tsaratanana Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 6 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Royal Hill of Ambohimanga in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), South.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Maevatanana, Andilamena, Amparafaravola, Ambatondrazaka and Mahajanga. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 81 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 58%
Air Pressure 1015 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 9 km/h (6 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 84% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

29°C (85 °F)
24°C (75 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

32°C (90 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

32°C (90 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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The sound of the sifaka from Andasibe

Published: April 11, 2015
Length: 49:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: ellen spinnler

Here you can see and hear the Sifaka and also see some of the other lemurs and different animals you can find in Andasibe, Madagascar.

Le foreste pluviali;parte 2di2- parco: Mantadia di Andasibe

Published: October 09, 2013
Length: 30:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: tavernadellatoppa

E' la Riserva speciale del lemure Indri. Ospita molte biodiversità con specie endemiche in pericolo di estinzione. L'Indri-Indri, che è senza coda, è il lemue più grande, ha taglia fino...

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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.


Tsaratanana is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Tsaratanana, which is a part of Betsiboka Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 18,000 in 2001 commune census. Tsaratanana is served by a local airport. In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels. The town provides access to hospital services to its citizens.

Located at -16.7972, 47.6528 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
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Populated places in Betsiboka

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: