Madagascar

Summary

Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Caretaker government
Republic
Semi-presidential system
Contained by
Area
587,041 km² (226658 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
2,653,082,107 (1991, US$)
8,720,543,554 (2010, US$)
3,994,890,763 (1996, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
1100.0 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
mg
Languages spoken
National anthem
Ry Tanindraza nay malala ô
Currency Formerly Used
ISO Short Name
MADAGASCAR
Calling Code
261
FIPS Code
MA
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Countries

Continent
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Organization member

Member of
 

TV Location

TV episodes filmed here
 

Breed origin

Breeds orginating here
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Malagasy
 

Travel destination

Tourist attractions
Tour operators
Cortez Expeditions
Madagascar Airtours
Voyages Bourdon
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Administrative Area

Administrative children
Short name
mg
Adjectival form
of
Administrative parent
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Governing officials
President of the High Transitional Authority (Andry Rajoelina, 2009-03-17, President)
Government positions
Government bodies
 

Location

Geolocation
47.5424248971 × -18.371
Adjectival form
Malagasy
Contains
Events
Nearby airports
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
People born here
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
IOC Code
MAD
Olympics participated in
 

Beer country / region

Beers from here
 

Dated location

Date founded
1960-06-26
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Madagascar (1958-10-14)
 

Statistical region

Places exported to
Religions
Islam (7)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.004 (1996)
0.063 (1998)
Places imported from
Life expectancy
39.881 (1960)
40.28 (1961)
40.679 (1962)
Fertility rate
1960 (7.3)
1961 (7.3)
1962 (7.3)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
1.347 (1988)
1.211 (1989)
1.231 (1990)
GDP growth rate
-9.699 (1981)
0.902 (1983)
-1.81 (1982)
Major exports
Major imports
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