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Madagascar

Rebublic of Madagascar Antanarivo 27.7 a million inhabitants

About Madagascar

The Rebublic of Madagascar is a 587041 km² island state off the south-east coast of Africa and is known for its tropical rainforests, extensive thornbush savannahs and, due to its geographical isolation, for a unique flora and fauna with a high proportion of endemic species. The seat of government is in Antanarivo, the system of government is a unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic. In Madagascar live 27.7 people (as of 2018), most of whom belong to the ethnic group "Merina".

The official national currency is the "Malagasy ariary" (MGA). The two spoken languages (official languages) are Malagasy and French. The vast majority of the population professes the Christianity.

Madagascar is home to several national parks, game reserves and nature reserves such as the Ankarana, Amber Mountain or the Andasibe-Mantadia. Due to its geographical isolation, Madagascar offers a unique fauna and flora with a very high proportion of endemic species. 

General information
Madagascar
  • 11Nationalparks
  • 3Private reserves
  • 4Nature reserves
Map Madagascar

Official Name

Rebublic of Madagascar

Capital

Antanarivo

Form of government

unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic

Area

587041 km2

Population

27.7 millions

Religion

Christianity

Travel information

Madagascar

  • Ambalabe Airport
  • Amborovy Airport
  • Analalava Airport
  • Andapa Airport
  • Antsirabato Airport
  • Arrachart Airport
  • Besalampy Airport
  • Fascene Airport
  • Fianarantsoa Airport
  • Ivato Airport
  • Manakara Airport
  • Mananara Nord Airport
  • Mananjary Airport
  • Maroantsetra Airport
  • Miandrivazo Airport
  • Morombe Airport
  • Morondava Airport
  • Sainte Marie Airport
  • Sambava Airport
  • Toamasina Airport
  • Tôlanaro Airport
  • Toliara Airport
  • Vohemar Airport
General information
Madagascar
  • 11Nationalparks
  • 3Private reserves
  • 4Nature reserves
Map Madagascar
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Africa offers plenty of opportunities for safari experiences of all kinds in the numerous national parks, private game reserves and nature reserves. Find the most popular safari destinations in Africa with safarica.com.

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Madagascar National Park +1

Isalo

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Ranomafana

Madagascar Private Game Reserve

Anja Community Reserve

Madagascar National Park

Bemaraha

Madagascar National Park +1

Amber Mountain

Madagascar Nature Reserve +1

Ankarana

Madagascar National Park +1

Ankarafantsika

Madagascar Private Game Reserve

Berenty

Madagascar National Park +1

Zombitse-Vohibasia

Madagascar National Park +1

Masoala

Madagascar National Park

Andasibe-Mantadia

Madagascar National Park +1

Tsimanampetsotsa

Madagascar National Park

Andohahela

Madagascar Private Game Reserve

Nosy Mangabe

Madagascar Nature Reserve +1

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