Madagascar


Currency

The official currency of Madagascar is Ariary (code: MGA).

Capital

Antananarivo

Location

Madagascar is located in Africa.


Madagascar Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 20,714,000

Estimated population (2000): 15,364,000

Estimated population (1950): 4,084,000

Flag

The National Flag of Madagascar consists of the coat of arms of Madagascar on a blue field with red stripes at the top and bottom.


Madagascar Flag

Economy

Madagascar has a free economy that is based on a well established agricultural industry and emerging tourism, textile and mining industries. Madagascar is rich in natural resources and has a sizeable mining industry.
Main exports of Madagascar are: coffee, vanilla, shellfish, sugar, cotton cloth, clothing, chromite, and petroleum products.


The most popular places in Madagascar among international travellers

Tsingy De Bemaraha

TsingyDeBemaraha
Ile Sainte Marie

Ile Sainte Marie
Avenue Of The Baobabs

Avenue Of The Baobabs