Antseranana


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Antseranana

(ˌæntsɪˈrænənə) or

Antsiranana

n
(Placename) a port in N Madagascar: former French naval base. Pop: 73 491 (2001). Former name: Diégo-Suarez
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Even the Collins English Dictionary--a veritable mini encyclopaedia--does not list Diego Garcia, yet it does Diego-Suarez, the former name of Antseranana, the former French naval base and port in northern Madagascar.
In latitudes closer to the equator, the temperature range is not so clearly seasonal, as is shown by the diagrams for Calabozo, Goias, Lamto, and Antseranana, with average monthly temperatures that only vary 7[degrees]F (4[degrees]C) or 9[degrees]F (5[degrees]C) between the coolest month and the warmest.