Information about Madagascar
Population: 20.653.556 inhab. (2010)
Capital: Antananarivo 1.4 millons inhab. (2001)
Official Languages: malagasy, French
The flag carrier of Madagascar is Air Madagascar
Main cities: Antananarivo, Toamasina, Antsirabe, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Madagascar in your country of residence Madagascar, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Madagascar, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Madagascar - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Ariary (MGA)
Time Zone: (GMT+3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, MMR vaccine.l.