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Madagascar

Population: 15,982,563 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: French (official), Malagasy (official)

Background: Formerly an independent kingdom, Madagascar became a French colony in 1886, but regained its independence in 1960. During 1992-93, free presidential and National Assembly elections were held, ending 17 years of single-party rule. In 1997 in the...

Currency: Malagasy franc (MGF, No information)

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.

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Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Madagascar
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Madagascar
 · BBC Country profile: Madagascar