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  • Fenambosy Chevron

    The Fenambosy Chevron is one of four chevron-shaped land features on the southwest coast of Madagascar, near the tip of Madagascar, 180 meters (590 ft) high and 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) inland. Chevrons such as Fenambosy have been hypothesized as provi…

  • Canal des Pangalanes

    The Canal des Pangalanes is a canal that consists of a series of natural rivers, waterways and man-made lakes that extends for over 645 kilometres (400 mi) and runs down the east coast of Madagascar from Mahavelona to Farafangana. It is used primari…

  • Betsiboka River

    Betsiboka River is a 525-kilometre (326 mi) long river in central-north Madagascar. It flows northwestward and empties to Bombetoka Bay, forming a large delta. It originates to the east of Antananarivo. The river is surrounded in mangroves. The rive…

  • Antalaha

    Antalaha is a commune (Malagasy: kaominina) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Antalaha, which is a part of Sava Region.

  • Ankarafantsika National Park

    Ankarafantsika National Park is a national park in the Boeny Region of Madagascar. The closest city is Majunga 115 km north of the park. Ankarafantsika is mostly tropical in climate type. The Sakalava people are the predominant ethnic group living a…

  • Anjajavy Forest

    Anjajavy Forest is an element of the Madagascar dry deciduous forests situated on the Indian Ocean of northwest Madagascar. The Anjajavy Forest surrounds the village of Anjajavy and provides a habitat for many rare and endangered species. It covers …

  • Moramanga

    Moramanga is a city (commune urbaine) in Madagascar. Between the capital city Antananarivo and the east coast. The name Mora-manga literally means “cheap mangoes”. The city of Moramanga has an important place in the history of Madagascar. It was in …

  • Lake Tritriva

    Lake Tritriva is a volcanic lake in southwest-central Madagascar, in the region of Vàkinankàratra, located near the village of Belazao. The lake fills an extinct crater in a region notable also for the presence of many hot springs. It sits in the ve…

  • Andringitra Massif

    The Andringitra Massif is a granite massif located within Andringitra National Park in Madagascar. Pic Boby, the highest peak, is at 2658 meters (8,720 ft) high. Today, it is mainly occupied by herders and shepherds who are constantly moving in orde…

  • Maroantsetra

    Maroantsetra is a market town and domestic seaport in Analanjirofo Region, Madagascar, at the northern end of the Bay of Antongil.

  • Mangoky River

    The Mangoky River is a 564-kilometer-long (350 mi) river in Madagascar in the regions of Atsimo-Andrefana and Anosy. It rises in the Central Highlands of Madagascar just east of the city of Fianarantsoa.

  • Bombetoka Bay

    Bombetoka Bay is a bay on the northwestern coast of Madagascar near the city of Mahajanga, where the Betsiboka River flows into the Mozambique Channel.

  • Amoron'i Mania

    Amoron'i Mania is a region in central Madagascar bordering Vakinankaratra Region in north, Atsinanana in northeast, Vatovavy-Fitovinany in southeast, Haute Matsiatra in south, Atsimo-Andrefana in southwest and Menabe in west.

  • Ambilobe

    Ambilobe [amˌbilʷˈbe] is a city (French: commune, Malagasy: kaominina) in Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Ambilobe, which is a part of Diana Region. The town is the capital of Ambilobe district, and according to 2001 census the population …

  • Vohemar

    Vohemar (Malagasy: Vohimarina [vuiˈmarʲnə̥] or Iharan̈a [iaˈraŋə̥]) is a coastal city and commune (Malagasy: firaisana) in northern Madagascar. It belongs to the district of Vohemar, which is a part of Sava Region.

  • Beza Mahafaly Reserve

    The Beza Mahafaly Reserve is a nature reserve in Madagascar located 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Betioky Sud. The Reserve also provides training and research opportunities. It consists of a fenced gallery forest, approximately 100 hectares (25…

  • Ankaratra

    Ankaratra is an extinct/dormant volcano range located about 50 kilometers southwest of Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar. It lies between the towns of Arivonimamo to the North, Ambatolampy to the East, Faratsiho to the West and Betafo to …

  • Andoany

    Andoany, formerly and more commonly known as Hell-Ville (after Anne Chrétien Louis de Hell), is a city in Diana Region, Madagascar with a population of 30,000. It lies on the island of Nosy Be, of which it is the capital.

  • Ambovombe-Androy

    Ambovombe-Androy [ambuˈvumbe ˈaɳɖʐuj], or just Ambovombe, is a city in the far south of Madagascar, and the capital of the Androy region. Ambovombe has now acquired city status, with an officially-estimated population in 2013 of 108,700.

  • Maintirano

    Maintirano is a coastal city and commune (commune urbaine, Malagasy: kaominina) in western Madagascar approximately 325 kilometres west of the capital Antananarivo. It belongs to the district of Maintirano, which is a part of Melaky Region – Maintir…