Madagascar is called the Galapagos of Africa. You will love the lemurs! There are about 40 different species. It’s the meeting point of Africa and Asia. You will need to be a bit adventurous though..Did you know the Malagasy eat more rice than the Chinese? Discover this country now!

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Malagasy, French

Ariary, Euro is easiest to change


587.041 km2; 4th largest island in the world; 2 x size of U

22 million (2011 est); growing by 3% per year

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No special vaccinations needed. Malaria medication advisable

220 volts; European style round-pin sockets

VISA only; strongly recommend to use cash, not much ATMs and high CC charges

10% is plenty

GMT +3  

Indigenous beliefs, Christianity and Muslim

Map of Madagascar

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Major Areas of Interest


Game Reserves

Ranomafana NP
Andringitra NP
Isalo NP
Andasibe NP