Madagascar

Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, off the southeastern coast of Africa. The nation comprises the island of Madagascar (the fourth-largest island in the world), as well as numerous smaller peripheral islands.

Madagascar Country Information

Capital and largest city Antananarivo
18°55′S 47°31′E
Official languages Malagasy, French
Demonym Malagasy estimate 22,005,222 (53rd)
– 1993 census 12,238,914
– Density 35.2/km2 (174th)
91.1/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2011 estimate
– Total $20.400 billion (UTC+3)
Drives on the right
Calling code +261
ISO 3166 code MG
Internet TLD .mg