Diego Suarez, Madagascar
Diego-Suarez (now known as Antsiranana) is located at the northern tip of Madagascar. It is the third largest port of the continent island and considered one of the world’s most beautiful and widest bays.
Diego-Suarez is the largest city of the north and boasts a large market, national parks, stunning views over the bay and interesting colonial architecture.
Things to See & Do
* Colonial buildings
* Craft workshops
* Antsiranana Bay & port
* Old military quarter
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Malagasy Ariary (MGA)
Language – Malagasy, French
Population – 80,000 approx
Land Area – 155 km²
Electricity – 2 round pins European style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT plus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 261
Port Location – The port is located in Antsiranana Bay.
Travel Links – Antsiranana is accessible by bus from Antananarivo and there are conncections to Mahajanga and Nosy Be via Ambilobe.