Madagascar: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: -18.77953 / longitude: 46.85323

General information


Interesting food you need to try here: Romazava. There are UNESCO listed sites in this country: Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve, Royal Hill of Ambohimanga, Rainforests of the Atsinanana.


There are 22,434,363 people here, or 0.3% of the world's population. With a birth growth rate at 0.83%, the median age is 29.80 years.


The inhabitants speak the following languages: French, Malagasy. Antananarivo serves as this nation's capital. The area of the country is 587,041 kmĀ², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Antananarivo, Toamasina, Antsiranana, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa.


In 2021 the GDP was $14,472,603,322 USD, which ranks it number 122 in the world. The sign for the local currency is Ar (MGA).


On average citizens spend 15 years in school (including higher education).

Good to know

The country's ISO code is MG, phone numbers start with +261, the domain name ".mg" is used by the country's websites Check out for more information about this nation.


ISO code MG
Capital Antananarivo
Population 22,434,363
World percentage 0.3%
Median age 29.80 years
Population growth rate 0.83%
Main cities
Spoken languages French, Malagasy
GDP (2021) $14,472,603,322
GDP position #122
Currency code MGA
Currency symbol Ar
School life expectancy 15 years
National dish Romazava
TLD .mg
Phone prefix +261