Antsiranana
in Diana Region, Madagascar

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-12.317 and 49.292 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -12° 19' 2" and E 49° 17' 30"
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: 05:35 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:51 am and 5:39 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
28.883 and -118.293 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Campamento Sur
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Madagascar in Eastern Africa

Safety Score: 2,6 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: 2019-08-24 07:22:33

Touring Antsiranana

Antsiranana in Diana Region with it's 82,937 residents is a town located in Madagascar about 470 mi (or 757 km) north of Antananarivo, the country's capital place.

Time in Antsiranana is now 05:35 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Antsiranana. The closest airport in Madagascar is Arrachart Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), South. 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 89 mi (or 143 km), South. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ambilobe, Sambava, Antsohihy, Pamandzi and Dzaoudzi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 38%
Air Pressure 1016.9 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Sunday, 25th of August 2019

31°C (89 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Monday, 26th of August 2019

30°C (85 °F)
20°C (69 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 27th of August 2019

32°C (90 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

AR Sun Hotel

Address
0,8 mi
RN 6 Pk 7 Route Ambilobe
Antsiranana
Madagascar

Time Information

Checkout: 12:30 - Checkin: 06:30
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hôtel Victoria

Address
2,5 mi
Angle Rue Rigault, 201
Antsiranana
Madagascar

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Allamanda Hotel

Address
3,4 mi
Rue Richelieu
201 Antsiranana
Madagascar

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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

Balade_Anamakia2010.mp4

Published: October 28, 2012
Length: 17:00 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tsirinala Andriamahavaly

Balade Anamakia (Antsiranana,Madagascar)


Hôtel Victoria Diégo Suarez, visite

Published: July 19, 2014
Length: 59:37 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hôtel Victoria Diego

Un visite sous forme de montage vidéo de photographie de l'hôtel Victoria à Diégo Suarez, à 5 minutes du centre ville, dans un quartier calme, à l'angle de la rue Rigault et rue Cabot....


Départ du Commandant Bory

Published: January 25, 2007
Length: 10:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: pierre rouarch

Le Dépârt du Commandant Bory le 22 février 1972 du port de Diégo Suarez Madagascar. L'embarquement de l'équipage L'orchestre de la Légion Le salut de l'Amiral Larguez les amarres...


Opération Reboisement Diego Suarez

Published: March 01, 2013
Length: 51:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Piluc974

Les équipes de Logic Insectes et Réunion Termites dans le cadre de leur engagement à planter un arbre pour chaque traitement, ont participé au mois de janvier 2013 à des Opérations de...


Diégo-Suarez le cameleon, avec Bifaco

Published: March 09, 2015
Length: 13:12 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bifaco Mada

http://bifacomada.wix.com/diego-suarez-dormir.


GROUPE RÖMBO - Raha Mafanafana(Gasy 2013)

Published: January 26, 2013
Length: 57:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: DEBLOKPRO

Tsy mande ambiance, izy koa tsisy ra mafanafana, clip officiel sortie 2013, DEBLOK PRO.


Lacase - La vie est difficile

Published: December 23, 2013
Length: 40:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ernest Mahafehy

clip new lacase.


EPIC DAY SWELL DE PENTECOTE ST LEU 2013

Published: May 21, 2013
Length: 14:01 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: fernando ribeiro

Beau swell de Pentecôte de belle vague parfait du matin.


SURF MAGIC JEFFREY'S BAY

Published: May 07, 2013
Length: 24:19 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: fernando ribeiro

Surfing " Endless Summer Jeffrey,s Bay Endroit Magic pour les surfeurs..Les vagues quand le swell et là s'est une long droite...


TAFARA - Basy eky zay (Malagasy 2013)

Published: September 05, 2013
Length: 36:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: DEBLOKPRO

Clip officiel Tafara.


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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.

Antsiranana

Antsiranana, named Diego-Suarez prior to 1975, is a city at the northern tip of Madagascar. Antsiranana is the capital of Diana Region.

Located at -12.2667, 49.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Madagascar, Populated places in Diana Region, Regional capitals in Madagascar, Former French colonies

Battle of Madagascar

The Battle of Madagascar was the British campaign to capture Vichy French-controlled Madagascar during World War II. It began with Operation Ironclad, the seizure of the port of Diego Suarez on the northern tip of the island, on 5 May 1942. A subsequent campaign to secure the entire island, Operation Streamline Jane, was opened on 10 September. Fighting ceased and an armistice was granted on 6 November.

Located at -12.2667, 49.2833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of World War II involving Japan, Battles of World War II involving the United Kingdom, Battles and operations of World War II involving South Africa, Conflicts in 1942, History of Madagascar, Military battles of Vichy France, World War II occupied territories, 1942 in France, 1942 in Madagascar

Antsiranana Bay

Antsiranana Bay (also known as Diego-Suarez Bay), the large natural bay along the northeast coast of Madagascar, is considered one of the finest natural harbors in the world. The bay, protected by a narrow inlet that provides shelter from strong Indian Ocean winds, is believed to be the result of a submerging coastline or a drowned river valley that formed many peninsulas around the bay.

Located at -12.2306, 49.2928 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Bays of Madagascar, Diana Region

Arrachart Airport

Arrachart Airport is an airport located near Antsiranana (formerly Diego-Suárez) in Madagascar.

Located at -12.3492, 49.2917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Madagascar, Antsiranana Province

Diana Region

Diana is a region in Madagascar. The region is the most northerly part of the island. It borders the adjacent regions of Sava to the east and Sofia to the south. It covers an area of 19,266 km. , and had an estimated population of 485,800 in 2004. The regional capital is Antsiranana.

Located at -12.27, 49.28 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Diana Region, Regions of Madagascar

Antsahampano

Antsahampano is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Antsahampano was 7,624. Antsahampano has a maritime harbour. Only primary schooling is available in town. The majority 60% of the population are farmers, while an additional 25% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -12.3167, 49.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Diana Region

Joffreville

Joffreville or Ambohitra is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Joffreville was 5,000. Joffreville is served by a local airport. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 90% of the population are farmers, while an additional 8% receives their livelihood from raising livestock.

Located at -12.4833, 49.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Diana Region

Mahavanona

Mahavanona is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. According to 2001 commune census the population of Mahavanona was 12,075. Primary and junior level secondary education are available in town. The majority 52% of the population are farmers, while an additional 46% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are bananas and maize.

Located at -12.45, 49.3667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Diana Region

Ramena

Ramena is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antsiranana II, which is a part of Diana Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 4,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available.

Located at -12.2333, 49.35 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Diana Region

Analamerana Reserve

Analamerana Reserve is a wildlife reserve of Madagascar.

Located at -12.48, 49.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks and reserves of Madagascar, Diana Region

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Antsiranana.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Diego Soarez, Antsirana, Diégo-Suarez, Antsirane, Antseranana, Antsiran̈ana, Antsiranana, Diego-Suarez, DIE, Анцеранана