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Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar, and previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, approximately 400 kilometres off the coast of East Africa. At 592,800 square kilometres Madagascar is the world's second-largest island country. The nation comprises the island of Madagascar and numerous smaller peripheral islands. Following the prehistoric breakup of the supercontinent Gondwana, Madagascar split from the Indian subcontinent around 88 million years ago, allowing native plants and animals to evolve in relative isolation. Consequently, Madagascar is a biodiversity hotspot; over 90% of its wildlife is found nowhere else on Earth. The island's diverse ecosystems and unique wildlife are threatened by the encroachment of the rapidly growing human population and other environmental threats.

County Madagascar
Madagascar Official Name Republic of Madagascar
Madagascar Time time_zones The time is 03:21:49am
Madagascar ISO 2 Code MG
Madagascar ISO 3 Code MDG
Madagascar Continents ID Madagascar
Madagascar Phone Code - Dialing code: +261
Madagascar Native Name Madagasikara
Madagascar Capital City Antananarivo
Madagascar Currency MGA
Madagascar Languages fr,mg
Madagascar Population 26.26 million
Madagascar Latitude -19.79858543
Madagascar Longitude 46.97898228
Madagascar GEO Zone
Madagascar Time Zone

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