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Madagasikara
Madagascar

Malagasy Madagasikara - Repoblikan'i Madagasikara

Repoblikan'i Madagasikara dia tany (fitambarana nosy) eo amin'ny Ranomasimbe Indiana, atsinanan'i Afrika.

Français Madagascar - République de Madagascar

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).

English Madagascar - Republic of Madagascar

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.


Short name  Madagascar
Official  name Republic of Madagascar
Status Independent country since 1960
Location Southern Africa
Capital Antananarivo
Population 18,606,000 inhabitants
Area 597,041 km²
Major  languages Malagasy (official), French (official)
Major  religions Indigenous beliefs, Roman Catholicism, Protestantism
More information Madagascar, Geography of Madagascar, History of Madagascar and Politics of Madagascar
More  images Madagascar - Madagascar (Category).

General maps

Madagascar-CIA WFB Map.png Carte de Madagascar
Map of Madagascar
Madagascar-carte.png Carte de Madagascar
Map of Madagascar (in French)
Map of Madagascar.svg SVG outline map of Madagascar
MadagascarProvinces001.png Provinces de Madagascar
Provinces of Madagascar
Madagascar topo.jpg Cartes topographiques de Madagascar
Topographic maps of Madagascar

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps older than 70 years of this entry.

Karte Madagaskar MKL1888.png Carte de Madagascar depuis « Meyers Konversationslexikon » 1888
Map of Madagascar from Meyers Konversationslexikon, 1888

Other maps

Madagascar popdens 2004.png Densité de la population
Population density

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Madagascar in September 2003.jpg Carte satellite (septembre 2003)
Satellite map
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satellite map

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