in Vakinankaratra Region, Madagascar

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-19.833 and 46.850 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -19° 49' 59" and E 46° 50' 59"
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: 02:51 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Indian/Antananarivo
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:04 am and 5:38 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: 2024-04-19 08:03:45

Discover Betafo

Betafo in Vakinankaratra Region with it's 29,785 citizens is a place in Madagascar about 78 mi (or 125 km) south-west of Antananarivo, the country's capital city.

Current time in Betafo is now 02:51 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Indian / Antananarivo with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Betafo. The closest airport in Madagascar is Antsirabe Airport in a distance of 14 mi (or 22 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Antsirabe, Ambatofinandrahana, Ambositra, Miarinarivo and Andramasina. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 22°C / 71 °F

Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1017 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 59% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

24°C (75 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

27°C (81 °F)
19°C (67 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Monday, 22nd of April 2024

28°C (82 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Videos from this area

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☼ MADAGASCAR ☼ Le village de BETAFO

Published: April 25, 2014
Length: 15:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: madagascarica BETAFO . Située sur les rives du lac Tatamarina, Betafo s'anime tout particulièrement le lundi lorsque le marché s'installe sur la place centrale. Commune urbaine malgache,.

Combats de coqs, une tradition ancestrale à Madagascar

Published: November 11, 2014
Length: 56:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: madagascarica Madagascar 2014 Combats de coqs, une tradition ancestrale à Madagascar . Pratique d' un autre temps , aussi contestable que la corrida , mais véritable pratique...

Région d'Antsirabé - Madagascar

Published: September 02, 2014
Length: 41:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Chris Eso

La région des hauts plateaux, à Madagascar, est idéale pour des randonnées à vtt, cheval, trekking, …., mais en particulier, la belle et typique région d'ANTSIRABE ! Avec une population...

Descente bord Lac Tritriva 2K19 (Ride Bira)

Published: May 07, 2019
Length: 03:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Rila Ramanantsalama

vtt #mtb #velo #scott #lac #lake #tritriva #antsirabe #madagascar.

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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.


Antsotso or Antsoso is a town and commune in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Betafo, which is a part of Vakinankaratra Region. The population of the commune was estimated to be approximately 15,000 in 2001 commune census. Only primary schooling is available. The majority 92% of the population of the commune are farmers, while an additional 8% receives their livelihood from raising livestock. The most important crop is rice, while other important products are maize, potatoes and soya.

Located at -19.8167, 46.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
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Populated places in Vakinankaratra

Betafo District

Betafo is a district in Vakinankaratra Region, Madagascar. The administrative centre of the district is the town of Betafo. In 2001, the district had an estimated 301,671 inhabitants. The district is divided into 18 communes. The irrigated rice paddies of the district are emblematic of this technology throughout the highlands and were nominated to the Tentative List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Madagascar in 1997.

Located at -19.84, 46.855 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
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Populated places in Vakinankaratra