Madagascar

Madagascar is a country in the Indian Ocean off the eastern coast of . It is the fourth largest island in the world, and its wildlife is so unique and diverse that it's nicknamed "the Eighth Continent".
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, also known as Tana, is the capital and largest city of Madagascar. Photo: Zigomar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 58,283 square kilometres. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Antsiranana is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 43,406 km2. Photo: Regiondiana, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 161,405 square kilometres. Photo: Gavinevans, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a former province of Madagascar. Photo: Chris, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 71,911 km². Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Mahajanga is a former province of Madagascar with an area of 150,023 km². Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Madagascar

Latitude of center
-19.311° or 19° 18' 39.6" south
Longitude of center
46.67° or 46° 40' 12" east
Population
22,000,000
Elevation
1678 metres (5505 feet)
Capital
Area
587,040 km² (226,657 miles²)
Currency
Ariary (MGA)
Phone code
261
Internet domain
.mg
Open­Street­Map ID
node 432425028
Geo­Names ID
1062947
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Madagaskar
  • Afar: Madagaskar
  • Afrikaans: Madagaskar
  • Akan: Madagaska
  • Albanian: Madagaskar
  • Albanian: Madagaskari
  • Albanian: Madegaskari
  • Amharic: ማዳጋስካር
  • Arabic: Madagascar
  • Arabic: مدغشقر
  • Aragonese: Madagascar
  • Armenian: Մադագասկար
  • Armenian: Մատակասքար
  • Arpitan: Madagascâr
  • Assamese: মাদাগাস্কাৰ
  • Asturian: Madagascar
  • Avaric: Madagasikara
  • Azerbaijani: Madaqaskar
  • Balinese: Madagaskar
  • Bambara: Madagasikari
  • Bambara: Madagaskar
  • Banjar: Madagaskar
  • Bashkir: Мадагаскар
  • Basque: Madagaskar
  • Belarusian: Мадагаскар
  • Belarusian: Мадаґаскар
  • Bengali: মাদাগাস্কার
  • Bhojpuri: मेडागास्कर
  • Bishnupriya: মাদাগাস্কার
  • Bislama: Madagaskar
  • Bosnian: Madagaskar
  • Breton: Madagaskar
  • Bulgarian: Мадагаскар
  • Burmese: မဒဂတ်စကာ
  • Burmese: မဒါဂတ်စကားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Madagascar
  • Catalan: República de Madagascar
  • Cebuano: Madagascar
  • Central Bikol: Madagaskar
  • Central Kurdish: ماداگاسکار
  • Chavacano: Madagascar
  • Chechen: Мадагаскар
  • Cheyenne: Madagascar
  • Chinese: Madagascar
  • Chinese: Mǎdájiāsījiā
  • Chinese: 馬達加斯加
  • Chinese: 马达加斯加
  • Chuvash: Мадагаскар Республики
  • Cornish: Madagaskar
  • Crimean Tatar: Madagaskar
  • Croatian: Madagaskar
  • Czech: Madagaskar
  • Danish: Madagascar
  • Danish: Madagaskar
  • Dhivehi: މަޑަގަސްކަރަ
  • Dimli (individual language): Madagaskar
  • Dinka: Madagathkar
  • Dotyali: मडागास्कर
  • Dutch: MDG
  • Dutch: MG
  • Dutch: Madagaskar
  • Eastern Mari: Мадагаскар
  • Egyptian Arabic: مادجاسكار
  • English: MAD
  • English: Republic of Madagascar
  • English: mg
  • English: 🇲🇬
  • Esperanto: Madagaskaro
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Madagaskaro
  • Estonian: Madagaskar
  • Estonian: Madagaskari Vabariik
  • Ewe: Madagascar
  • Ewe: Madagaska nutome
  • Ewe: Malagasi
  • Extremaduran: Madagascal
  • Faroese: Madagaskar
  • Fiji Hindi: Madagascar
  • Fijian: Madagasikar
  • Finnish: Madagaskar
  • Finnish: Madagaskarin tasavalta
  • French: MG
  • French: Madagascar
  • French: République de Madagascar
  • French: la République de Madagascar
  • Fulah: Madagaskaar
  • Gagauz: Madagaskar
  • Galician: Madagascar
  • Ganda: Madagascar
  • Ganda: Madagasika
  • Georgian: მადაგასკარი
  • German: Madagaskar
  • German: Republik Madagaskar
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Μαδαγασκάρης
  • Greek: Μαδαγασκάρη
  • Guarani: Madagaka
  • Guarani: Mandagaka
  • Guianese Creole French: Madagaskar
  • Gujarati: મડાગાસ્કર
  • Gujarati: મેડાગાસ્કર
  • Haitian: Madagaskar
  • Hakka Chinese: Madagascar
  • Hausa: Madagascar
  • Hausa: Madagaskar
  • Hebrew: מדגסקר
  • Hindi: मदागास्कर
  • Hindi: मेडागास्कर
  • Hindi: मैडागास्कर
  • Hungarian: Madagaszkár
  • Hungarian: Madagaszkári Köztársaság
  • Hungarian: Malgas Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Madagaskar
  • Ido: Madagaskar
  • Igbo: Madagascar
  • Iloko: Madagascar
  • Inari Sami: Madagaskar
  • Inari Sami: Madagaskar täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Madagaskar
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Madagascar
  • Interlingue: Madagascar
  • Irish: Madagascar
  • Italian: Madagascar
  • Jamaican Creole English: Madagiaska
  • Japanese: マダガスカル
  • Japanese: マダガスカル共和国
  • Javanese: Madagaskar
  • Kabiyè: Madakasɩkarɩ
  • Kabyle: Madagaskar
  • Kalaallisut: Madagascar
  • Kalaallisut: Madagaskar
  • Kalmyk: Мадагаскармудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಮಡಗಾಸ್ಕರ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Madagaskar
  • Kashmiri: मडगास्कर
  • Kashubian: Madagaskar
  • Kazakh: Мадагаскар
  • Khmer: ម៉ាដាហ្កាស្ការ
  • Kikuyu: Bukini
  • Kikuyu: Madagascar
  • Kinyarwanda: Madagasikari
  • Kirghiz: Мадагаскар Республикасы
  • Kongo: Malagasi
  • Korean: 마다가스카르
  • Korean: 마다카스카르
  • Kotava: Madagasikara
  • Kurdish: Madagaskar
  • Kurdish: ماداگاسکار
  • Kölsch: Maddajaßka
  • Ladin: Madagascar
  • Ladino: Madagaskar
  • Lao: Madagascar
  • Lao: ມາຄາກັສກາ
  • Latgalian: Madagaskars
  • Latin: Madagascaria
  • Latvian: Madagaskara
  • Ligurian: Madagascar
  • Limburgan: Madagaskar
  • Lingala: Madagasikari
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Madagasicara
  • Literary Chinese: 馬達加斯加
  • Lithuanian: Madagaskaras
  • Livvi: Madagaskar
  • Lombard: Madagascar
  • Low German: Madagaskar
  • Lower Sorbian: Madagaskar
  • Luba-Katanga: Madagasikari
  • Luxembourgish: Madagaskar
  • Macedonian: Мадагаскар
  • Malagasy: Madagasikara
  • Malagasy: Repoblikan'i Madagasikara
  • Malagasy: Repoblikan’i Madagasikara
  • Malay: Madagascar
  • Malay: Madagaskar
  • Malayalam: മഡഗാസ്കര്‍
  • Malayalam: മഡഗാസ്കർ
  • Maltese: Madagascar
  • Maltese: Madagaskar
  • Maltese: Repubblika ta’ Madagascar
  • Manx: Madagascar
  • Maori: Marakāhia
  • Marathi: मादागास्कर
  • Mazanderani: ماداگاسکار
  • Min Dong Chinese: Madagascar
  • Min Nan Chinese: Madagascar
  • Min Nan Chinese: Madagaskar
  • Minangkabau: Madagaskar
  • Mingrelian: მადაგასკარი
  • Mongolian: Мадагаскар
  • Moroccan Arabic: ماداڭاسكار
  • Moroccan Arabic: ماداݣاسكار
  • Nauru: Madagascar
  • Navajo: Mágí Bitseeʼ Noodǫ́zí Bikéyah
  • Nepali: मडागास्कर
  • Nepali: माडागास्कर
  • Nepali: मादागास्कर
  • Newari: माडागास्कर
  • North Ndebele: Madagaska
  • Northern Frisian: Madagaskar
  • Northern Luri: ماداگاسکار
  • Northern Sami: Madagaskar
  • Northern Sami: Madagaskara dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Madagaskar dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Madagaskar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Madagaskar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Madagaskar
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Madagaskar
  • Novial: Madagaskar
  • Occitan (post 1500): Madagascar
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Madagascar
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Madaȝascar
  • Oriya: ମାଡାଗାସ୍କର୍
  • Oriya: ମେଡାଗାସ୍କର
  • Oromo: Madagascar
  • Oromo: Madagaskaar
  • Ossetian: Мадагаскар
  • Pali: मडगास्कर
  • Pampanga: Madagascar
  • Pampanga: Madagaskar
  • Panjabi: ਮਾਦਾਗਾਸਕਰ
  • Papiamento: Madagascar
  • Pedi: Madagascar
  • Pennsylvania German: Madagascar
  • Persian: ماداگاسکار
  • Piemontese: Madagascar
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Madagascar
  • Polish: Madagaskar
  • Pontic: Μαδαγασκάρην
  • Portuguese: Madagascar
  • Portuguese: Madagáscar
  • Portuguese: Repoblikan'i Madagasikara
  • Portuguese: República Malgaxe
  • Portuguese: República de Madagáscar
  • Portuguese: République de Madagascar
  • Pushto: مادغاسکر
  • Quechua: Madagaskar
  • Romanian: Madagascar
  • Romansh: Madagascar
  • Rundi: Madagasikari
  • Russia Buriat: Мадагаскар
  • Russian: Мадагаскар
  • Russian: Республика Мадагаскар
  • Sakizaya: Madagascar
  • Samoan: Madagascar
  • Samogitian: Madagaskars
  • Sango: Madagaskära
  • Sanskrit: मडगास्कर
  • Santali: ᱢᱟᱫᱟᱜᱟᱥᱠᱟᱨ
  • Sardinian: Madagascàr
  • Saterfriesisch: Madagaskar
  • Scots: Madagascar
  • Scottish Gaelic: Madagascar
  • Serbian: Madagaskar
  • Serbian: Мадагаскар
  • Serbo-Croatian: Madagaskar
  • Shan: မိူင်းမၢတ်ႈတႃႇၵၢတ်ႈသၵႃႇ
  • Shona: Madagascar
  • Sicilian: Madagascar
  • Silesian: Madagaskar
  • Sindhi: مڊگاسڪر
  • Sinhala: මැඩගස්කරය
  • Skolt Sami: Madagaskaar tääʹssväʹldd
  • Skolt Sami: Madagaskar
  • Slovak: Madagaskar
  • Slovenian: Madagaskar
  • Somali: Madagaskar
  • South Azerbaijani: ماداقاسکار
  • Southern Sotho: Madagascar
  • Spanish: Madagascar
  • Spanish: Republica de Madagascar
  • Spanish: República de Madagascar
  • Sundanese: Madagaskar
  • Swahili: Bukini
  • Swahili: Madagaska
  • Swati: IMadagasikha
  • Swedish: Madagaskar
  • Swedish: Republiken Madagaskar
  • Swiss German: Madagaskar
  • Tagalog: Madagascar
  • Tagalog: Madagaskar
  • Tahitian: Madagascar
  • Tahitian: Matatatihata
  • Tajik: Мадагаскар
  • Tamil: மடகாசுகர்
  • Tamil: மடகாஸ்கர்
  • Tatar: Мадагаскар
  • Telugu: మడగాస్కర్
  • Telugu: మాడ్గాస్కార్
  • Thai: ประเทศมาดากัสการ์
  • Thai: มาดากัสการ์
  • Tibetan: མ་ད་གཱ་སི་ཀར།
  • Tibetan: མ་དཱ་གྷསྐཱར།
  • Tigrinya: ማዳጋስካር
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Matakasika
  • Tosk Albanian: Madagaskar
  • Tsonga: Madagascar
  • Tunisian Arabic: مدغشقر
  • Turkish: Madagaskar
  • Turkmen: Madagaskar
  • Udmurt: Мадагаскар
  • Uighur: ماداگاسكار
  • Ukrainian: Мадагаскар
  • Ukrainian: Мадаґаскар
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Мадагаскар
  • Upper Sorbian: Madagaskar
  • Urdu: مڈغاسکر
  • Uzbek: Madagaskar
  • Venetian: Madagascar
  • Veps: Madagaskar
  • Vietnamese: Ma-đa-gát-xca (Madagascar)
  • Vietnamese: Ma-đa-gát-xca
  • Vietnamese: Madagascar
  • Vlaams: Madagaskar
  • Volapük: Malagaseän
  • Võro: Madagaskar
  • Walloon: Madagascar
  • Waray (Philippines): Madagascar
  • Welsh: Madagascar
  • Welsh: Madagasgar
  • Western Armenian: Մատակասքար
  • Western Frisian: Madagaskar
  • Western Mari: Мадагаскар
  • Western Panjabi: مڈغاسکر
  • Wolof: Madagaskaar
  • Wu Chinese: 馬達加斯加
  • Yakut: Мадагаскар
  • Yiddish: מאדאגאסקאר
  • Yoruba: Madagáskàr
  • Yoruba: Madagásíkà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Madasika
  • Yue Chinese: 馬達加斯加
  • Zeeuws: Madahaskar
  • Zhuang: Madagascar
  • Zulu: IMadagasika
  • Zulu: i-Madagascar
  • Democratic Republic of Madagascar
  • Grande-Terre
  • Grande-Île
  • La Grand Île de Madagascar
  • Madagascar and Dependencies
  • Malagash Republic
  • Malagasy Republic
  • Malgache
  • Malgache Republic
  • Repoblika Demokratika Malagasy
  • Repoblika Malagasy
  • République Démocratique de Madagascar
  • République Malgache
  • Territoire de Madagascar
  • Territoire de Madagascar et Dépendances
  • Île Rouge

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