Madagascar , republic of madagascar
history of madagascar
was first settled my people around 2000 years ago . many people were Indonesian, or mixed Indonesian/African descent .in 1896 the french took over Madagascar , becoming a french colony. the island became independent from french on June 26 , 1960 . and became republic of Madagascar. the people speak french because the french took over Madagascar as a monarchy , making french the official language.
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- 24,605,297 people live here
- languages; Malagasy and french
- 72% of people speak french.
- white; blanc
- red; rouge
- green; vert
it is located on the African continent but is an island. the capital is Antananarivo. the people are called Malagasy people.there motto is "Fitiavana, Tanindrazana, Fandrosoana" ("Love, Fatherland, Progress") .
there money is called Malagasy ariary.they do not use the decimal system. does not really have a one color.
what is Madagascar well known for?
Madagascar is known for vanilla,pepper, and lemurs . it is the only place that has a species of lemurs. it is also the fourth largest island in the world.