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Capital : Antananarivo
Language :  Malagasy, French
Currency :  Malagasy ariary
Population : 22 434 363
Area : 587 041 km2

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1. Over 220,000 motor vehicles (9 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants) are registered in this country.

2. In Madagascar 68 million years ago, giant toads (Devil’s Toads) lived over 40 cm long and weighing over 4 kg.

3. The national top-level domain is .mg . There are over 3,770 websites with this extension.

4. The most popular pages with the extension .mg are google.mg, moov.mg and tscan.mg.

5. In this country there are over 21 269 km of paved roads including over 714 km of express roads (0.03% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 83 airports, 26 of the paved surface.

7. In this country there are more than 854 km of railway tracks.

8. Only 11% of roads are paved.

9. The main religions are local religions, 45%.

10. Full name of the country – Republic of Madagascar.

11. Political system – military dictatorship.


Geography in Madagascar

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1. Over 700 new species of animals have been discovered in Madagascar for the past 15 years.

2. In this country you can meet unusual moths, which feed on the tears of sleeping birds.

3. It is an island country, no land borders. It borders Mozambique across territorial waters.

4. 25 km from Morondava there is Baobab Avenue.

5. There are about 100 species of lemurs in Madagascar.

6. On the inaccessible for people, the rocky massif Tsingy de Bemaraha, there are as much as 90% of endemic species of organisms.

7. The country is 1.9 times bigger than Poland.

8. The longest river is Mangoki, 821 km.

9. The highest peak is Maromokotro 2876 m above sea level.

10. There are 413950 km2 of agricultural land in Madagascar (71% of the country).

11. Soanindrarina is the highest located town in the country.

12. 127637 sq km of land is covered by forests (21.9%)

13. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world.

14. There are about 350 species of reptiles and over 6,000 plants that will not be found anywhere else in the world.

82. The nearest capital in a straight line from Antananarivo is Moroni (Comoros) – 923 km.

83. The furthest capital in a straight line from Antananarivo is Mexico (Mexico) – 16508 km.


Finance in Madagascar

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1. The minimum wage for agricultural workers is 126,000 francs per month and 630 francs per hour (data from 2014).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 20%, and for companies 20% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 20% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is 9%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 11,824,000,000 (PLN 50,606,720,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 11,500,000,000 (PLN 49,220,000,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 34.9% of GDP, which is about: $ 4 126 576 000 (PLN 17 661 745 280),
2018 year was 41.9 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 4,818,500,000 (PLN 20,623,180,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 199 (851 PLN).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 3,444,000,000 .

8. The country has over $1,005,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0085% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Madagascar

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1. The highest permitted speed of travel on the road is 50 km / h.

2. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 20%, and for companies 20% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 20% (2018).

5. In Madagascar, adulthood is reached at the age of 21.

6. In this country, women can get married at the age of 14, and men aged 17.

7. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 21 days.

8. The last death penalty was completed in 2012.


Education in Madagascar

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 5 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 82.

4. In this country there are 35.3% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 8 554 955 people).


Work in Madagascar

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1. The minimum wage for agricultural workers is 126,000 francs per month and 630 francs per hour (data from 2014).

2. The unemployment rate is 1.8% (data from 2018).

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 20%, and for companies 20% (2018).

4. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 21 days.

5. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Madagascar

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1. In this country the smallest lizard in the world was found – Brookesia Minima. An adult individual measures only 1.2 cm.

2. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

3. The country is the largest producer of vanilla in the world.

4. The longest river is Mangoki, 821 km.

5. The highest peak is Maromokotro 2876 m above sea level.

6. Soanindrarina is the highest located town in the country.

7. Madagascar is the fourth largest island in the world.

8. Madagascar is one of the poorest countries in the world.

9. The lowest temperature: -11 °C was measured at Mount Andringitra.

10. The highest temperature: 43.6 °C was measured in Ejeda.


Army in Madagascar

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1. Madagascar ranks 122nd in the ranking of the best armies in the world.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 13,500 professional and 8 100 > reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 12 tanks, 103 > armored vehicles, 2 jet aircraft and 2 helicopters.

4. The army in 2018 was assigned over 56 000 000 dollars.

5. The naval fleet consists of over 8 ships (2018).


Society in Madagascar

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1. In Madagascar, an average adult consumes about 1.8 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 56%, then spirit – 35%, and wine – 9%.

3. In 2013, 791 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 35% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 8,480,000 people).

5. 92.9% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 82.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.4 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.2 children.

9. In this country over 1 100 000 (2015) 1 900 000 (2018) people have access to internet (about 08% of the population).

10. About 1 020 000 (2015) 1 700 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 37.4 people / km2.

13. The average age people living in this country is 19.4 years old.

14. In this country there are around:
9,803,000 people (40.45%) in the age range 0-14 years.
13,652,000 people (56.33%) in the age range 15-64 .
780 400 people (3.22%) over 65 years old.

15. In this country, about 790,000 children are born each year (3.3% of the population), and about 165,000 people die (0.7% of the population).

16. 8 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

17. 27% of the country’s population live in urban areas.

18. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 22 cigarettes a month.

19. The average life expectancy in this country is 65.8 years (women – 67.3 years and men – 64.3 years).


Symbols of Madagascar

1. The national tree is baobab.

2. The motto of the country – “Homeland, Freedom, Progress”.


Customs in Madagascar

1. The inhabitants of Madagascar believe in the existence of invisible people called “Kalanuri”.


History of Madagascar

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1. Before the Second World War, Madagascar was to become the Polish overseas territory acquired by the assignment from France.

2. Portuguese sailor Pedro Alvares Cabral, wanting to sail to India in 1500, accidentally discovered Brazil and Madagascar.

3. Independence from France was obtained on June 26, 1960.

4. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1959.

5. The country joined the UN on September 20, 1960.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Madagascar?

The highest peak in Madagascar is Maromokotro (2876 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Madagascar?

Mangoks is the largest river in Madagascar, 821 km.

answer: Marta


What Madagascar has the national colors?

National colors: red, green and white.

answer: Marta


What is the national sport?

The national sport is rugby.

answer: Marta


Which countries borders Madagascar?

It is an island country, no terrestrial borders. It borders on Mozambique through territorial waters.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 19.4 years old.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage for agricultural workers is 126,000 francs per month and 630 francs per hour (data from 2014).

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Madagascar?

The population density is 42 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “Homeland, Freedom, Progress”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 43.6 ° C was measured in Ejeda.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -11 ° C was measured at Mount Andringitra.

answer: Marta