Madagascar Trevor von Arx
Madagascar became a French colony in 1896 but regained independance in 1960. France claimed Madagascar and they spoke french. Madagascar is and island off of Africa and its totaly surounded by water. The worlds fourth largest island. About the size of Texas. Some Facts About Madagascar
Some More Facts About Madagascar • Madagascar actually has no lions, giraffes, zebras, or hippos like the popular animated movie suggests. • About 80% of the animals that live in Madagascar do not live anywhere else in the world. • Many of the animals in Madagascar are endangered.
Total area of Madagascar: 587,041 sq km. Land: 581,041 sq km. Water: 5,501 sq km. Area of Madagascar
Religion in Madagascar • Indigenous beliefs: 52% • Muslim: 7% • Christian: 41% Population 20,653,556 Life Expectancy About 62 years
Madagascar Flag • Flag colors: White, red, and green. • Flag meaning: The colors signify the freedome and struggles of Madagascar. Also, the longing for independance and traditional classes.
Type of government: Republic. GDP per capita: $1,000 Military Expenditures: 1% of GDP. President of Madagascar: Andry Rajoelina. Government
Sourcesc www.mobot.org https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ travel.nationalgeographic.com www.mapsofworld.com