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Geography Statistics of Madagascar

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)
Largest Cities
  • Coastline: 3,000 miles (4,828 km)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 224,533 sq miles (581,540 sq km)
    ( water) 2,124 sq miles (5,501 sq km)
    ( TOTAL) 226,657 sq miles (587,041 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 6 provinces in Madagascar. They are Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara
  • Horizontal Width: 275.66 miles (443.63 km) from Morondava southeast to Manakara
  • Vertical Length: 692.28 miles (1,114.12 km) from Mahajanga south to Tolanaro

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (0)
  • Geographic Center: About 23.38 miles (37.62 km) west of Antsirabe
  • Highest Point: Maromokotro 9,435 ft. (2,876 m)
  • Lowest Point: Indian Ocean 0 m
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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Animals That Live in Madagascar

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