Antsohihy

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Antsohihy, Mahajanga
commune urbaine
Map of former Mahajanga Province showing the location of Antsohihy district.
Map of former Mahajanga Province showing the location of Antsohihy district.
Population
 (2005)
 • Urban
19.878 [1]
ClimateAw

Antsohihy is a city (commune urbaine) in northern Madagascar in Sofia Region.

Antsohihy is the capital of Sofia Region and of Antsohihy District. It is situated at the junction of Route nationale 6 and Route nationale 32. Antsohihy is served by a local airport.

Education

The town hosts the annexes of the University Institute of Technology and Agronomy of Mahajanga (IUTAM), the University Institute of Management and Administration (IUGM) and the School of Law and Political Science (EDSP) of the University of Mahajanga. A regional centre for distance education (CRTE) of the Centre National de Télé-Enseignement de Madagascar (CNETMAD) is also located in Antsohihy

Coordinates: 14°52′34.41″S 47°59′0.42″E / 14.8762250°S 47.9834500°E / -14.8762250; 47.9834500

References

  1. ^ "2005 population estimates for cities in Madagascar". Retrieved 13 June 2008.


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