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Madagascar's Information

Flag of Madagascar
Land Area 581,540 km2
Water Area 5,501 km2
Total Area 587,041km2 (#46)
Population 24,430,325 (#52)
Population Density 42.01/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $37.48 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,500
Currency Ariary (MGA)
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Madagascar Flag:
Flag of Madagascar

The Madagascar flag was officially adopted on October 14, 1958.

Red, white and green are the original colors of the ancient Kingdom of Madagascar, and green is reflective of the country's former peasant class (the Hova).

Larger Madagascar flag

Madagascar Coat of Arms:
Flag of Madagascar

The national seal of Madagascar contains a map of the island set in a white circle with the head of a Zebu below and green and red rays emanating above (representative of the sun).

This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Madagascar Trivia

What Kind of Animals Live in Madagascar?

Many of the species of animals found in Madagascar cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Examples of these include lemurs, fossas, aye-ayes, tomato frogs, and the Madagascar long-eared owl.

Animals That Live in Madagascar

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