in Diana Region, Madagascar
- Rainforests of the Atsinanana (Unesco heritage, 89 mi)
- 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
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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
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 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
Videos from this area
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Hôtel Victoria Diégo Suarez, visite
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
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
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...
GROUPE RÖMBO - Raha Mafanafana(Gasy 2013)
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SURF MAGIC JEFFREY'S BAY
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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, named Diego-Suarez prior to 1975, is a city at the northern tip of Madagascar. Antsiranana is the capital of Diana Region.
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.
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.
Arrachart Airport is an airport located near Antsiranana (formerly Diego-Suárez) in Madagascar.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Analamerana Reserve is a wildlife reserve of Madagascar.
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