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Official NameThe Republic of Madagascar
Country Meaning(Great Red Island)
MottoLove, Ancestral-land, Progress (Official)
AnthemRy Tanindrazanay malala รด! (Oh, Beloved Land of our Ancestors)
Population26,923,353 (0.34% of the world)
LanguagesFrench (official), Malagasy (official), English
Alpha Code »MG / MDG
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Malagasy ariary (Ar MGA)
Central Bank »Central Bank of Madagascar
Calling Codes+261
Area Total Area: 587,041 km2 (226,658 sq mi)
Land: 581,540 km2 (224,530 sq mi)
Water: 5,501 km2 (2,124 sq mi)
RegionEastern Africa Sub-Saharan Africa
Lat/Long-18.7669470, 46.8691070
Timezone1 timezone(s)