Antananarivo is one of the most populated cities in Madagascar, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 18.55S latitude / 47.31E longitude. For routing in Antananarivo, please check the free driving directions Antananarivo service below.
When you visit Madagascar, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is French, Malagasy, and the officially used currency is Malagasy ariary (MGA), since 2003.
Antananarivo, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 390 800 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Antananarivo counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Madagascar, bears 26 262 810 sum citizens spreading on its 226 657,70 sq mi / 587 041 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Madagascar is Unitary semi-presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Tanindrazana, Fahafahana, Fandrosoana (Love, Fatherland, Progress), while salute for the national anthem called: Ry Tanindraza nay malala ô (Oh, Beloved Land of our Ancestors!).
Google maps Antananarivo, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Madagascar and the neighboring countries like N/A.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Madagascar Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Madagascar
Madagascar lies in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa opposite Mozambique. The world’s fourth-largest island, it is twice the size of Arizona. The country’s low-lying coastal area gives way to a central plateau. The once densely wooded interior has largely been cut down.