Madagascar is the world’s forth largest island. The island is bigger than Spain, Thailand, Sweden and Germany.
It took humans 300,000 years to discover the island. The earliest settlement on the island was as late as 500 AD.
Bare-knuckle fighting is a national sport.
Madagascar is in East Africa, with a population of 26 million people. Its capital is Antananarivo, and their currency is Malagasy Arairy. The official languages in Madagascar is Malagasy and French.
They celebrate many holidays including:
It has three world heritage sites:
It also has 25 national parks including:
- Amber Mountain National Park
- Analamazaotra National Park
- Andasibe-Mantadia National Park
- Andohahela National Park
Want to learn more? Check out Madagascar’s tourism website!
Also check out the Andafiavaratra Palace Museum Madagascar.