Madagascar in detail

Stats

Area

587,041 sq km

Currency

Ariary (Ar)

GDP

US$12.1 billion

Language Spoken

Malagasy, French

Population

26.7 million

Time

East Africa Time (GMT/UTC plus three hours)

If Madagascar Were 100 People

80 would live in rural areas

20 would live in urban areas

Percentage: Religion

Traditional beliefs 52%

Christianism 41%

Islam 7%

Inflation

7.3%

Population per Sq Km

  • Madagascar: 45.1
  • South Africa: 48
  • UK: 274