Tsiroanomandidy

Tsiroanomandidy
Main street of TsiroanomandidyMain street of Tsiroanomandidy
Tsiroanomandidy is located in MadagascarTsiroanomandidyTsiroanomandidyLocation in Madagascar
Coordinates: 18°46′11.28″S 46°3′0″E / 18.7698000°S 46.05000°E / -18.7698000; 46.05000
Country Madagascar
RegionBongolava
DistrictTsiroanomandidy
Government
 • MayorMananjara Jaona Razafindredohy
Area
 • Total35.8 km2 (13.8 sq mi)
Elevation860 m (2,820 ft)
Population (2018 census)
 • Total44,461
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC3 (EAT)
Postal code119
ClimateAw

Tsiroanomandidy is a city (commune urbaine) in central-western Madagascar, approximately 210 kilometres west of the capital Antananarivo.

Tsiroanomandidy is the capital of Bongolava Region and of Tsiroanomandidy District. Its name means One person only reigns, and comes from the memories of the victory of king Radama I over his rival Ramitraho, King of the Sakalava in 1822.

Rivers

Situation map of Tsiroanomandidy

Tsiroanomandidy lies on the Manambolo River.

District of Tsiroanomandidy

There are 18 communes in the district with a total of 215 villages (fokontany).

Transports

The national road RN 1 and Route nationale 1b connects the city with Antananarivo (218 km).

There is an airport.

Religion

Ethnic groups

Merina (55%), Betsileo, Antandroy, Antaisaka live in Tsiroanaomandidy.

Economy

Tsiroanomandidy has the largest Zebu market in Madagascar. More than 1/3 of the tax revenue of the town come from its trade.

References

  1. ^ lexpress.mg
  2. ^ LE PEUPLEMENT DU MOYEN OUEST DE L’IMERINA MEMOIRE DE MASTER 2 : CAS DU SOUS ESPACE DE MIARINARIVO, REGION ITASY
  3. ^ Courants migratoire dans le district de Tsiroanomandidy
  4. ^ TSIROANOMANDIDY, VILLE BATIE PAR ET POUR LES MIGRANTS


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