Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 2007
Size of heritage: 479,661 ha
The Rainforests of the Atsinanana comprise six national parks distributed along the eastern part of the island. These relict forests are critically important for maintaining ongoing ecological processes necessary for the survival of Madagascar’s unique biodiversity, which reflects the island’s geological history. Having completed its separation from all other land masses more than 60 million years ago, Madagascar’s plant and animal life evolved in isolation. The rainforests are inscribed for their importance to both ecological and biological processes as well as their biodiversity and the threatened species they support. Many species are rare and threatened especially primates and lemurs.
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Medium airport - 23 mi (38 km) Ambilobe Airport
Small airport - 54 mi (87 km) Doany Airport
Small airport - 59 mi (95 km) Sambava Airport
Medium airport - 60 mi (97 km) Andapa Airport
Medium airport - 77 mi (124 km) Ambanja Airport
Small airport - 84 mi (135 km) Arrachart Airport
Medium airport - 87 mi (140 km) Fascene Airport
Medium airport - 95 mi (153 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
- Fenoarivo Atsinanana
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.