Madagascar National Anthem

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Ry Tanindrazanay malala

Ry Madagasikara soa

Ny fitiavanay anao tsy miala,

Fa ho anao doria tokoa



Fiverenana



Tahionao, ry Zanahary

Ity Nosin-dRazanay ity

Hiadana sy ho finaritra

He! Sambatra tokoa izahay.



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Ry Tanindrazanay malala

Irinay mba hanompoana anao



Ny tena sy fo fanahy anananay,

'Zay sarobidy sy mendrika tokoa.



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Ry Tanindrazanay malala

Irinay mba hitahiana anao,

Ka ilay Nahary izao tontolo izao

No fototra ijoroan'ny satanao.

Madagascar Flag

Madagascar Flag

Flag History The choice of colors for the national flag was influenced by the fact that white and red were the flags of the Hova Empire in the 19th century. The green was added for the peoples living on the coast. The colors symbolize purity - white, sovereignty - red, and hope - green.
Flag Date of Adoption 21 October 1958
Flag Symbolism two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a vertical white band of the same width on hoist side

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