in Diana Region, Madagascar

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-13.669 and 48.453 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -13° 40' 8" and E 48° 27' 10"
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: 04:13 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:09 am and 6:03 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: 2023-12-04 08:25:54

Discover Ambanja

Ambanja in Diana Region with it's 30,621 citizens is a place in Madagascar about 367 mi (or 591 km) north of Antananarivo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Ambanja is now 04:13 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Ambanja. The closest airport in Madagascar is Ambanja Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Rainforests of the Atsinanana in a distance of 84 mi (or 136 km), East.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ambilobe, Antsohihy, Antsiranana, Sambava and Mahajanga. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 16%
Air Humidity 65%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 5th of December 2023

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Wednesday, 6th of December 2023

30°C (86 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Thursday, 7th of December 2023

29°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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

Samba ad Ambanja con il maestro Danilo Farias

Published: January 23, 2013
Length: 11:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Il maestro Danilo Farias (ballerino di samba e rumba) balla con le bambine della Casa Famiglia "Alessia et ses anges" durante la sua ultima visita ad Ambanja nell'agosto 2012.

Panther chameleons breeding (HD quality)

Published: May 16, 2011
Length: 58:35 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Lasse Lusken

First succesful breeding of my two panther chameleons (furcifer pardalis) ambanja blue.

Za just za

Published: February 05, 2014
Length: 01:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Les enfants d'Ambanja.

invasion de doany au dauphin bleu ankify lodge

Published: April 26, 2010
Length: 59:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: blabla94170

marée humaine à doany - dauphin bleu.

Danse Malgache Partage vidéo HD 720p

Published: October 18, 2012
Length: 53:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Assezat Alain

Soirée de danse Malgache au Baobab Ankify, pour une bande de "vazahas" en goguette. Annie en meneuse de revue...

Madagascar 2014 Ambaja, Clinica Saint Damien

Published: March 06, 2015
Length: 38:24 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: SentireCrescereOnlus

Video della missione dell' Associazione Sentire e Crescere Onlus presso la clinica Saint Damien ad Ambanja in Madagascar nel Settembre 2014.

Pantherchamäleon aus Ankify Chamäleonmekka Madagaskar Spezial

Published: March 25, 2012
Length: 35:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TropicMedia

Dies ist ein Spezial von "Chamäleonmekka Madagaskar". Ein MAKING-OF vom Pantherchamäleon. Das Pantherchamäleon variiert sehr im Farbspektrum von Ort zu Ort. Diese Aufnahmen stammen ...

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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.


Ambanja is a city and commune in northern Madagascar. It is located approximately 500 km north of Antananarivo. The town belongs to the district of Ambanja, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 census the population of Ambanja was 28,468. Ambanja is served by the local Ambanja Airport and maritime harbour, and it is on the Malagasy domestic flight path. In addition to primary schooling the town offers secondary education at both junior and senior levels.

Located at -13.6786, 48.4522 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Madagascar, Populated places in Diana Region

Ambanja Airport

Ambanja Airport is an airport in Ambanja, in the Antsiranana province of the Diana region in Madagascar. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:-13.65000|48.46700|type:airport_region:MG-D_source:ourairports. com/data|||||| |primary |name= }}

Located at -13.6333, 48.45 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Madagascar, Diana Region

Ambanja District

Ambanja is a district in northern Madagascar. It's a part of Diana Region and borders the districts of Ambilobe in east, Bealanana in south and Analalava in south-west. The area is 6,328 km . The district is further divided into 18 communes.

Located at -13.6786, 48.4522 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Diana Region, Districts of Madagascar

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