La République de Madagascar est un État insulaire, situé dans la partie occidentale de l'océan Indien, au large de l'Afrique de l'est dont il est séparé par le canal du Mozambique. Sa capitale est Antananarivo (Tananarive).
The Republic of Madagascar is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, off the southeastern coast of Africa, near ► Mozambique. It is surrounded by the island countries of ► Comoros, ► Mayotte (French), ► Seychelles, ► Réunion (French) and ► Mauritius. The main island, also called Madagascar, is the fourth largest island in the world, and is home to five percent of the world's plant and animal species (more than 80 percent of which are indigenous to Madagascar). Most notable are the lemur infraorder of primates, the carnivorous fossa, three endemic bird families and six endemic baobab species.
Republic of Madagascar
Independent country since 1960
Malagasy (official), French (official)
Indigenous beliefs, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism
Cartes topographiques de Madagascar
Topographic maps of Madagascar
This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.
Carte de Madagascar depuis « Meyers Konversationslexikon » 1888
Map of Madagascar from Meyers Konversationslexikon, 1888
Densité de la population
Carte satellite (septembre 2003)
Notes and references
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