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Delve into Toamasina in Madagascar

Toamasina in the region of Atsinanana with its 206,373 residents is a city in Madagascar - some 133 mi or ( 214 km ) North-East of Antananarivo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Toamasina

Current time in Toamasina is now 04:03 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Indian/Antananarivo " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Sambava, Mahajanga, Ivondro, Fianarantsoa, and Antetezambaro. While being here, make sure to check out Sambava . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Toamasina ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Sainte-Marie - entre terre et mer Bibi078's photos around Vohilava, Madagascar (photography)

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Boost your Games with Game Booster and my Turorial , with this you can save about 140 MB - 250 MB RAM its no fake and no virus , this programm supported all languages. NOTE: In the video i used the po ..

Young fishermen from Tamatave/Toamasina, Madagascar.

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Dangerous work on the eastern coast of Madagascar, especially when you know that this beach because of sharks is not meant for swimming. But people in Madagascar know how to cope with danger. ..

Pangalanes part 2 Awayfromitall2's photos around Toamasina (Tamatave), Madagascar (travel pics)

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Interesting facts about this location

University of Toamasina

The University of Toamasina is a public university in Madagascar, in the city of Toamasina. The school was formerly part of the University of Madagascar system, along with public universities in Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Mahajanga, Toliara and Fianarantsoa. In 1988 that system was reorganized and the member schools became separate institutions.

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Located at -18.15 49.41 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1988, Toamasina, Universities in Madagascar


Toamasina, meaning "like salt" or "salty", unofficially and in French also Tamatave, is a city (commune urbaine) on the east coast of Madagascar on the Indian Ocean. The city is the chief seaport of the country, situated 215 km northeast of its capital and biggest city Antananarivo, near the centre of the eastern coast at 18 10 S, 49 32 E. According to the 2001 census, Toamasina had population of 179,045. The city is served by Toamasina Airport.

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Located at -18.15 49.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Cities in Madagascar, Populated coastal places in Madagascar, Populated places in Atsinanana, Port cities in Africa, Ports and harbours of the Indian Ocean, Regional capitals in Madagascar, Toamasina

Battle of Tamatave

The Battle of Tamatave (sometimes called the Battle of Madagascar or the Action of 20 May 1811) was fought off Tamatave in Madagascar between British and French frigate squadrons during the Napoleonic Wars. The action was the final engagement of the Mauritius campaign of 1809–1811, and it saw the destruction of the last French attempt to reinforce their garrison on Mauritius.

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Located at -18.15 49.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 19th century in Madagascar, Conflicts in 1811, Naval battles of the Napoleonic Wars

Toamasina Airport

Toamasina Airport is an airport in Toamasina, Atsinanana Region, Madagascar. Toamasino Airport IATA: TMM – ICAO: FMMT TMM is located in MadagascarTMMTMM Summary Airport type Public Location Toamasina Elevation AMSL 22 ft / 7 m Coordinates {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:18|06|34.26|S|49|23|33.13|E|type:airport name= }} Runways Direction Length Surface ft m 01/19 7,218 2,171 Asphalt

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Located at -18.11 49.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Airports in Madagascar, Atsinanana


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Toamasina