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KEY FACTS
  • Name: Republic of Madagascar
  • Area: 587 041 sp km , the world’s fourth largest island after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo. (2 ½ times the size of UK)
  • Length: 1515km
  • Width: 400 km
  • Coastline: 5000km
  • Geographical situation:  400 km from Africa by Mozambique Channel
  •  Capital city: Antananarivo
  • Major cities: Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Toliara, Taolagnaro (Fort Dauphin), Toamasina (Tamatave), Antsiranana (Diego Suarez), Mahajanga (Majunga)
  • Main international airport: Ivato airport Antananarivo (TNR)
  • Population: 23.8 million (2015)
  • Head of state: President Hery Rajaonarimampianina since 2014
  • Head of government: Prime Minister Olivier Mahafaly Solonandrasana since 2016
  • Official languages: Malagasy, French
  • Currency: Malagasy Ariary (MGA)
  • Electricity: 220 volts, 50Hz. European-style plugs with two round pins are most commonly used
  • Time zone: GMT+3

Madagascar is obviously a unique and intriguing destination. 90% of its fauna and flora are found nowhere else on earth. An ultimate destination for nature lovers. Baobabs, lush rainforests, wild landscape, Tsingy, lemurs, deserts, beaches… an island on a continental scale! Madagascar is classified by Conservation International as the hottest biodiversity hotspot. Only rare places in the world possess such a great splendor for a small country.

Madagascar offers a unparalleled experience through its uniqueness. The world’s fourth largest island (after Greenland, New Guinea and Borneo),  587 041 km², two and a half times the size of UK, with its 5000 km of coastal beaches, some parts are still unspoiled. Ideal for diving, whale watching or lazing.  A paradise for scenic and wildlife photographers: Avenue des baobabs, Tsingy, luxuriant rainforests, spiny desert, crystal clear water , many species of lemurs including the mysterious Aye Aye, the fossa and many species of birds. The blessed land of gods for botanists and zoologists with its more than 80%of endemic plants including more than 1000 orchids species; two third of chameleons on earth are only in Madagascar including the smallest one, the Brookesia micra, also among the smallest reptile on earth.  Trekking, kitesurfing, diving, fishing, bird-watching, humpback whale safari, climbing. Madagascar has a lot to offer! Malagasy people are friendly and wherever you go throughout the island, you are always welcome!

 

Welcome to our stunning  Island, where you will experience the trip of your lifetime!

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