General Information about Madagascar
Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world. Madagascar is an African country situated in the Indian Ocean just off the east African coast and is also home to 5% of the worlds' plant and animal species. 80% of which are unique to Madagascar.. Madagascar has a population of just under 17,000,000, four milliuon of which reside in the countrys capital city Antananarivo (or Tana). The country has three official languages: Malagasy, French and English as well as three main religions: Tradional beliefs, Christianity and Muslim.
Uphill of the nosily crowded Antananarivo is Rova, the ruins of the former Queen's palace which is worth exploring. Down town is Araben ny Fahaleovantena which is packed with unique street markets.
Find Out About The Climate Of Madagascar
Madagascar has a subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters. November through to April brings the rainy period along with hot weather. The conditions start to cool down from May to October although the climate does vary depending on the altitude. Average temperatures in Madagascar during the winters months usually sit around 19 degrees. Visiting between November and April should be avoided as these months see the beginning of cyclone season.
Geographical Information On Madagascar
Madagascar can be found to the east of Mozambique has a total land area of 587,040 square kilometres with a coastline of 4,828 kilometres. Madagascar features a narrow coastal plain, high plateau and is mountainous in the middle section of the country. Maromokotro is the highest peak measuring over 2,876 metres can be found on the Tsaratanana Massif. Maromokotro seperates the town of Diego Suarez from the rest of the island, which is one of the world's great natural harbours. Madagascar is officially known as the Republic of Madagascar and has a total landmass of 587,040 square metres.
Learn About The Economy Of Madagascar
Much of Madagascar's economy comes from the agricultural industry which contributes approximately 30 percent. Madagascar exports about 45 percent of coffee as well as 20 percent of vanilla as well as cloves, shellfish, suguar and petroleum products. Their main export partners are France, Japan, Germany and the Reunion. Despite all of this Madagascar suffers from chronic malnutrition with only a three percent annual population growth rate. The official currency of Madagascar is the Malagasy Franc.
Apartments in Madagascar
Attractions, Activities and Tours in Madagascar
|* Antananarivo Attractions|
Guesthouses in Madagascar
|* Ambaro Guesthouses||* Ambohidratrimo Guesthouses||* Antananarivo Guesthouses|
|* Diego Suarez Guesthouses||* Antsirahana Guesthouses||* Ivato Guesthouses|
|* Ivato Mg Guesthouses||* Talata-maty Guesthouses|
Hostels in Madagascar
|* Antananarivo Hostels|
Hotels in Madagascar
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