Madagascar Geography and Population

Madagascar – Geography Madagascar belongs geologically to Africa and the Indian subcontinent, as the island was part of the primordial continent Gondwanaland and was first separated from Africa in the Cretaceous. The island can be divided into four quite different landscape zones. The central highlands are located at an altitude of 900-1500 m and are […]

Sights of Madagascar

Sights of Madagascar

The French-speaking island of Madagascar is located east of Africa. It is separated from each other by the strait of Mozambique. Since the abolition of the monarchy and then independence from France in 1960, Madagascar has been on its own two feet. Nowadays, a president is elected during elections. Madagascar is a country that clearly […]

Madagascar Visa

Madagascar Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Madagascar A visa to enter Madagascar can be issued both upon arrival at the airport of the country, providing a passport (valid for at least 6 months from the end of the planned trip) and round-trip tickets, and at the Embassy of the country in Russia. Required documents: – […]

History in Madagascar

History in Madagascar

The island of Madagascar began to be populated from about the 6th-5th centuries BC. The first to arrive in Madagascar were the inhabitants of Southeast Asia, India, Iran and East Africa. Today, the island’s indigenous population is the Malagasy. These are the descendants of mixed marriages of these peoples. In the 7th century, the Arabs […]

Madagascar History

Madagascar History and Geography

Madagascar. Island country located in the Indian Ocean off the southeastern coast of the African continent, at the height of Mozambique. Antananarivo is the capital city of Madagascar according to allpubliclibraries. The island of Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. History Madagascar was the name that the Portuguese gave to the island (1502) and it […]

Madagascar Travel Advice

Madagascar Travel Advice

General travel information for Madagascar Continent: Africa Geographical location: Island in the Indian Ocean, approx. 400 km east of the southeastern African continent, located in the southern hemisphere Highest elevation: Maromokotro (2876 m above sea level) Longest river: Mangoky (560 km) Form of Government: Republic System of Government: Semi-presidential system of government Languages: Malagasy and […]