in Sava Region, Madagascar

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-14.267 and 50.167 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -14° 16' 0" and E 50° 10' 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: 08:02 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:46 am and 5:30 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

Touring Sambava

Sambava in Sava Region with it's 31,522 residents is a town located in Madagascar about 365 mi (or 588 km) north-east of Antananarivo, the country's capital place.

Time in Sambava is now 08:02 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Sambava. The closest airport in Madagascar is Sambava Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South-East. 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 59 mi (or 95 km), North-West.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Ambilobe, Antsiranana, Antsohihy, Andilamena and Fenoarivo Atsinanana. 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 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Night Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Chance of rainfall 20%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 19th of April 2024

28°C (83 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

24°C (75 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

28°C (83 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Published: January 03, 2014
Length: 02:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5

Entreprise de construction à Sambava (Madagascar)

Published: February 05, 2009
Length: 26:42 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: sedob

Entreprise réputée à Sambava - Madagascar (Entreprise MIHARY) - Etudes et réalisations de tous travaux de bâtiments, des fondations aux finitions - Réhabilitation et rénovation. Adresse...

Sambava puits

Published: November 12, 2012
Length: 34:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: marylahulote

Réception des travaux et inauguration d'un ensemble puits-douches-lavoir à l'EPP du quartier Antsirabe, ville de Sambava. Action SEF 2012 en partenariat avec le SVL.

un jeu simple pour les enfants a Madagascar

Published: July 02, 2014
Length: 20:14 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: madagascar Titizmada

un jeu amusant , ingénieux et simple et les enfants de Madagascar joue ....

Fanôrotôro Clan - DM Sound 200 Km

Published: January 11, 2013
Length: 29:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Fanambina Abdoul Rahim Jimmy

Villa Eliane

Published: March 03, 2019
Length: 19:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: David Cathelineau

La maison d'une seconde Vie.

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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.

Sava Region

Sava is a region of Madagascar. Its capital is Sambava. Until 2009 Sava belonged to Antsiranana Province. The region is situated at the northern part of the east coast of Madagascar. It is bordered by Diana to the north, Sofia to the west, and Analanjirofo to the south. The population was estimated to be 805,300 in 2004 and the total area is 25,518 km . The region contains wild areas such as Marojejy National Park.

Located at -14.27, 50.17 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Sava Region, Regions of Madagascar

Sambava Airport

Sambava Airport is an airport in Sambava, Sava Region, Madagascar.

Located at -14.2786, 50.1747 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Madagascar, Sava Region


Sambava is a city and commune (commune urbaine; Malagasy: kaominina) at the east coast of northern Madagascar. It is the capital of Sambava District and Sava Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 40,000 in 2001 commune census. Sambava 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 -14.2667, 50.1667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cities in Madagascar, Populated places in Sava Region, Regional capitals in Madagascar

Popular in vicinity

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sahambavany, Sambaha, Sahambava, Sambava, Σαμπάβα, SVB, サンバヴァ, 삼바바, Самбава, சம்பவா, 桑巴瓦