Madagascar Statistics

  • Capital: Antananarivo
  • Population: 22,599,098
  • GDP: $19,410,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    226,658 (sq miles)
    587,041 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Malagasy franc (MGF)

Madagascar Facts

  • Madagascar Facts... Because ancestors are so important, people continue to take care of their family members after they have died. During a ceremony called famadihana, family... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... Rice is the main staple. Many people if they can afford it eat rice three times a day. At mealtime some families watch TV... Learn More
  • Family... The family system is very important in Madagascar. It is more important to respect people than to "make money". Most kids begin school about... Learn More
  • Fashion... Western style and traditional clothing are worn. Many Western style clothes are of a poor quality. Traditional clothing items include the... Learn More

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