Introduction

Summary

The Republic of Madagascar is an independent state situated in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of East Africa. An Associate Member of the EU.

Cities

Capital: Antananarivo (Tananarive)

Principal Ports

Toamasina (Tamatave), Mahajanga (Majunga)

Population

25.6 million

International Country Code

MG

Language(s)

English (official), French, Malagasy.

Weights and Measures

Metric

Electricity Supply

127/220V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 261

Time

3 hours ahead of GMT.

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