Antananarivo

Antananarivo, Madagascar

21°C
5:05 18:03
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Today's forecast

06:00Weather icon at 06:00 for Madagascar16°C
09:00Weather icon at 09:00 for Madagascar21°C
12:00Weather icon at 12:00 for Madagascar27°C
15:00Weather icon at 15:00 for Madagascar26°C
18:00Weather icon at 18:00 for Madagascar22°C
21:00Weather icon at 21:00 for Madagascar19°C

Air conditions

Real Feel

21°C

Wind

1 m/s

Chance of rain

0%

UV Index

6

Chance of snow

0%

Humidity

61%

Visibility

10 km

Pressure

1019 mb.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for MadagascarModerate rain
27°C / 16°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for MadagascarModerate rain
27°C / 18°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for MadagascarHeavy rain
27°C / 16°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for MadagascarModerate rain
25°C / 16°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for MadagascarPatchy Rain
28°C / 16°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for MadagascarPatchy Rain
27°C / 16°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for MadagascarPatchy Rain
28°C / 16°C

Description

Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar, is a bustling metropolis nestled in the heart of the country. With a population of over 1.3 million people, it is the largest city in Madagascar and serves as the cultural, economic, and political hub of the nation. Antananarivo, often referred to as "Tana," is a unique blend of traditional Malagasy culture and modern development.

The city is known for its stunning architecture, which is a blend of French colonial style and traditional Malagasy design. The narrow streets are lined with colorful buildings and bustling markets selling everything from fresh produce to handmade crafts. The iconic Rova of Antananarivo, a royal palace, stands prominently on a hill overlooking the city, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

One of the highlights of Antananarivo is its vibrant food scene. Local restaurants and street vendors offer a variety of traditional Malagasy dishes, such as romazava (a meat and vegetable stew) and laoka (a side dish served with rice). French cuisine is also popular in the city, thanks to the country's colonial history.

The city is also home to several museums and cultural institutions, including the Madagascar National Museum, which houses exhibitions on the country's natural history and cultural heritage. The city's music and dance scene is also thriving, with performances ranging from traditional Malagasy music to modern genres like hip hop and reggae.

Despite its urban hustle and bustle, Antananarivo is surrounded by natural beauty. The nearby Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve is a UNESCO World Heritage site, featuring stunning landscapes of limestone formations and canyons. The Andringitra National Park, which is home to lemurs, chameleons, and other unique wildlife, is also not far from the city.

Antananarivo is a city of contrasts, where modern development meets traditional Malagasy culture. It is a place where visitors can experience the best of both worlds, from the vibrant food scene to the natural beauty that surrounds the city. With its rich history and unique culture, Antananarivo is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to Madagascar.

7-day forecast

Today
Weather icon at 2023-11-12 for MadagascarModerate rain
27°C / 16°C
Mon
Weather icon at 2023-11-13 for MadagascarModerate rain
27°C / 18°C
Tue
Weather icon at 2023-11-14 for MadagascarHeavy rain
27°C / 16°C
Wed
Weather icon at 2023-11-15 for MadagascarModerate rain
25°C / 16°C
Thu
Weather icon at 2023-11-16 for MadagascarPatchy Rain
28°C / 16°C
Fri
Weather icon at 2023-11-17 for MadagascarPatchy Rain
27°C / 16°C
Sat
Weather icon at 2023-11-18 for MadagascarPatchy Rain
28°C / 16°C