Republic of Madagascar Google maps and facts
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Facts about Madagascar
|Administrative divisions:||6 provinces (faritany); Antananarivo , Antsiranana , Fianarantsoa , Mahajanga , Toamasina , Toliara|
|Area:||total: 587 ,040 sq km land: 581 ,540 sq km water: 5 ,500 sq km|
|Background:||Formerly an independent kingdom , Madagascar became a French colony in 1896 but regained independence in 1960. During 1992-93 , free presidential and National Assembly elections were held ending 17 years of single-party rule. In 1997 , in the second presidential race , Didier RATSIRAKA , the leader during the 1970s and 1980s , was returned to the presidency. The 2001 presidential election was contested between the followers of Didier RATSIRAKA and Marc RAVALOMANANA , nearly causing secession of half of the country. In April 2002 , the High Constitutional Court announced RAVALOMANANA the winner. RAVALOMANANA is now in his second term following a landslide victory in the generally free and fair presidential elections of 2006.|
|Flag description:||two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a vertical white band of the same width on hoist side|
|Capital:||name: Antananarivo geographic coordinates: 18 55 S , 47 31 E time difference: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)|
|Climate:||tropical along coast , temperate inland , arid in south|
|Currency code:||ariary (MGA)|
|Ethnic groups:||Malayo-Indonesian (Merina and related Betsileo) , Cotiers (mixed African , Malayo-Indonesian , and Arab ancestry - Betsimisaraka , Tsimihety , Antaisaka , Sakalava) , French , Indian , Creole , Comoran|
|Geographic coordinates:||20 00 S , 47 00 E|
|Geography note:||world's fourth-largest island; strategic location along Mozambique Channel|
|Imports partners:||France 13.6% , China 13.1% , Iran 8.2% , South Africa 6.4% , Mauritius 5.1% , Hong Kong 4.9% (2007)|
|Internet country code:||.mg|
|Land boundaries:||4 ,828 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||0 km|
|Languages:||English (official) , French (official) , Malagasy (official)|
|Location:||Southern Africa , island in the Indian Ocean , east of Mozambique|
|National holiday:||Independence Day , 26 June (1960)|
|Nationality:||noun: Malagasy (singular and plural) adjective: Malagasy|
|Natural hazards:||periodic cyclones , drought , and locust infestation|
|Population:||20 ,042 ,552 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||indigenous beliefs 52% , Christian 41% , Muslim 7%|
|Terrain:||narrow coastal plain , high plateau and mountains in center|
Capital of Republic of Madagascar
Antananarivo (click to view Antananarivo map)
Places in Madagascar
Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Madagascar. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
Antsiranana Province (1257 google map locations)
Fianarantsoa Province (2717 google map locations)
Toamasina Province (1709 google map locations)
Toliara Province (3231 google map locations)
Random cities in MadagascarAntananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar.
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