Antananarivo, also known by its colonial shorthand form Tana, is the capital and largest city of . The larger urban area surrounding the city, known as Antananarivo-Renivohitra, is the capital of Analamanga region.
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The Rovä of Antananarivo is a royal palace complex in that served as the home of the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Imerina in the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as of the rulers of the Kingdom of Madagascar in the 19th century. is situated 2 km northeast of Antananarivo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Immaculate Conception Cathedral is a religious building that serves as a Catholic cathedral located in the district of Antananarivo Renivohitra in the region of Analamanga, specifically in Antananarivo, the capital of . is situated 2½ km northeast of Antananarivo. Photo: HoneyGaLe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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Médecins du monde or Doctors of the World, provides emergency and long-term medical care to the world's most vulnerable people. is situated 3 km northeast of Antananarivo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

The National Library of Madagascar is the national library of . is situated 2 km north of Antananarivo.


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