|Land Area||581,540 km2|
|Water Area||5,501 km2|
|Total Area||587,041km2 (#46)|
|Government Type||Semi-presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$37.48 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$1,500|
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- Animal: Ring Tailed Lemur
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: 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).
- Flag of Madagascar
- Motto: "Fitiavana, Tanindrazana, Fandrosoana" ("Love, Fatherland, Progress")
- Tree: Baobab
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.