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Madagascar

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  1. Madagascar By: Rye Griffin

  2. Landmarks Madagascar is known for its beautiful beaches The towering Baobab trees r just huge and also a must see in madagascar

  3. Track and Field is big but they also compete in the world cup Recreation and outdoor activities

  4. The modern day interpretation of the Madagascar flag colors are red standing for sovereignty, white represents purity and green means hope.

  5. Transportation Car rentals, private and collective taxis, and public transportation are all on hand and planes

  6. Arts and Culture The Mahafaly have a remarkable wood-carving industry, and their tombs of coloured stones and carved wooden posts are among the most beautiful on the island.

  7. Languages Malagasy, French (both official); English Food The national dish is called Ramazava and is made from beef (zebu) and mixed greens sauteed with ginger tomato and onion.

  8. Natural disasters earthquake, possibly with an associated tsunami. In addition, frequent smaller-scale disasters include floods, forest fires, landslides and drought.

  9. Life expectancy 55 years (male: 53; female: 58) Religion traditional beliefs 52%; Roman Catholic 21%; Protestant 20%; Muslim 7% Largest Ethnic group Merina 26%; Betsimisaraka 15%; Betsileo 12%; Tsimihety 7%; Sakalava 6%; Antaisaka 5%; Antandroy 5%

  10. Imports capital goods, petroleum, consumer goods, food

  11. Exports coffee, vanilla, shellfish, sugar; cotton cloth, chromite