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Presentation of Madagascar : Geography

Country's official name :
Madagascar
Capital:
Antananarivo
Population of main cities including suburbs:
Antananarivo (1,274,300) ; Toamasina (325,900) ; Antsirabe (246,400) ; Mahajanga (246,100) ; Fianarantsoa (191,800) ; Toliara (168,800) ; Antsiranana (129,400) ; Sambava (84,100)
Area:
587,295 km²
Type of Climate :
Madagascar is a large island located in the Indian Ocean, in the Southern Hemisphere. The country has a tropical climate, rainy along the east coast, arid in the south-west, and temperate in the mountains.
Madagascar has a rainy season from November to March and a dry season from April to October (or from May to September in the north). Some areas have a different climate, like the east coast (where it rains pretty much all year round) and the south-west (which is arid instead). Rainfalls usually occur in the form of thunderstorms. Madagascar has one of the greater biodiversity and many native species populate the island.
The temperature in the capital Antananarivo ranges from an average of 21 °C in the summer months to 15°C in July and August.
Local Time:
It is %T:%M %A In Antananarivo
Summer Time Period :
There are no daylight saving time clock changes in Madagascar.
Official Language:
French, Malagasy
Other Languages Spoken:
English
Business Language(s):
French or English (with non-French native speakers)

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