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According to watchtutorials, Madagascar is an island nation located off the southeastern coast of Africa. It is the fourth-largest island in the world and has a population of approximately 26 million people. The population is largely concentrated in the eastern and central parts of the country, particularly around Antananarivo, the capital city. The majority of the population is ethnic Malagasy, but there are also significant minorities from other African countries, such as Comoros, Reunion, and Mozambique. The Malagasy people are a mix of various ethnic origins including Austronesian migrants from Southeast Asia and Bantu speakers from East Africa. This diverse heritage has resulted in a wide range of cultural practices that have been passed down through generations. For example, many traditional Malagasy festivals such as Famadihana (the turning of the bones) still take place today. Additionally, traditional music and dance continue to be important elements in Malagasy culture. In terms of language, French is widely spoken throughout Madagascar due to its colonial history while Malagasy is spoken by most citizens as their first language. English is also becoming increasingly popular as it has been taught in schools since 2002. In terms of religion, Christianity remains dominant with over half the population identifying as Catholic or Protestant; however Islam and indigenous beliefs are also present across Madagascar. Education is highly valued within society with literacy rates reaching 80% for adults aged 15-24 years old according to 2019 statistics from UNESCO World Data Bank. Although poverty remains widespread throughout Madagascar due to a lack of economic opportunities and infrastructure development; many citizens remain optimistic about their future prospects thanks to recent initiatives aimed at promoting sustainable development on the island nation. See ejinhua for Madagascar Population and Language.

How to get to Madagascar

Overview Madagascar is a country in Africa according to programingplease. One of the most stunning and interesting places on earth, Madagascar is home to numerous odd, rare animal species that are strictly protected. In Madagascar alone, for example, there are more than 70 different species of lemurs. Until a few hundred years ago, the elephant… Read More »

Madagascar Children and School

Do the children go to school in Madagascar? Schooling is compulsory in Madagascar, but not all children go to school and many who go to elementary school do not graduate afterwards. The primary school lasts five years. This is followed by a secondary school of four years and a grammar school with another four years… Read More »