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Madagascar: Languages and Travel Information

Madagascar is located in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a population of 21,315,135 (2011) and the arrival of 196,000 (2010) tourists a year. Are you traveling or researching Madagascar? Following is some information on the languages and country. SpeakSheets offers our Lifetime Members printable and downloadable language sheets with no monthly costs ever. With more than 16 languages covering over 2.3 billion people worldwide, we can help make your travels to Madagascar and beyond even more fun!

If you are traveling to Madagascar or just looking for some more information, we can provide some Madagascar travel language help. We also have some word categories for travel to Madagascar. We’re always working on new languages and more travel words for the languages we do have. Our Lifetime Members have unlimited access to download and print our language sheets. We have the best language sheets on the web, guaranteed.

National Languages of Madagascar

French SpeakSheets available!
Malagasy Not yet available

Travel to these cities in Madagascar and beyond!

Always wanted to visit or return to Madagascar? We provide some great travel info for the following cities in Madagascar.

Travel to Toamasina, Madagascar 206,373 residents
Travel to Antananarivo, Madagascar 1,391,433 residents
Travel to Fianarantsoa, Madagascar 167,227 residents
Travel to Mahajanga, Madagascar 154,657 residents
Travel to Toliara, Madagascar 115,319 residents

Madagascar Information

  • Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Long Name: Republic of Madagascar
  • Country Code: MDG
  • Currency Unit: Malagasy ariary

Madagascar Population

  • Population: 21,315,135 (2011)
  • Population, 65+: 3.13869 (2011)
  • Population, 15-64: 54.11642 (2011)
  • Population, 0-14: 42.74489 (2011)
  • Income share held by lowest 10%: 2.2 (2010)
  • Income share held by highest 10%: 34.68 (2010)

Madagascar Internet, Mobile and News

  • Internet users: 404,987.565 (2011)
  • Internet users per 100 people: 1.9 (2011)
  • Fixed broadband subscribers: 6,800 (2011)
  • Fixed broadband subscribers per 100 people: 0.0319 (2011)
  • Daily newspapers per 1,000 people: unspecified
  • Mobile cellular subscriptions: 8,159,599 (2011)
  • Mobile cellular subscriptions per 100 people: 38.28078 (2011)

Madagascar Transportation

  • Passenger cars per 1,000 people: 7 (2009)
  • Motor vehicles per 1,000 people: 26 (2009)
  • Rail lines (km): 854 (2008)

Madagascar Tourism

  • International tourism revenue (US$): 110,000,000 (2010)
  • International tourism arrivals: 196,000 (2010)
  • ATM’s per 100,000 adults: 1.49036 (2010)

Madagascar Economy

  • GDP (US$): 9,946,995,390 (2011)
  • GDP growth (annual %): 0.98935 (2011)
  • GDP per capita (US$): 466.66349 (2011)
  • Employment in agriculture: 80.4 (2005)
  • Employment in services: 15.8 (2005)
  • Employment in industry: 80.4 (2005)
  • New businesses registered: 724 (2009)

Madagascar Health

  • Life expectancy: 66.69568 (2011)
  • Health expenditure per capita (US$): 15.90011 (2010)
  • Adult males who smoke: unspecified
  • Adult females who smoke: unspecified
  • Nurses and midwives per 1,000 people: 0.32 (2004)
  • Hospital beds per 1,000 people: 0.2 (2010)

Madagascar Environment

  • Mammal species, threatened: 65 (2011)
  • Fish species, threatened: 85 (2011)
  • Bird species, threatened: 35 (2011)
  • Droughts, floods, extreme temps (% of pop): 0.86462 (2009)
  • Marine protected areas: 0.11859 (2010)

Other Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa

Learning a few words in the language of the country you are visiting will help make your travels more immersive and fun. Here are other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa:

Country Language(s) Population Annual Tourists Region
Angola Portuguese
19,618,432 (2011)
425,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Benin French
9,099,922 (2011)
199,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Botswana English, Tswana
2,030,738 (2011)
2,145,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Burkina Faso French
16,967,845 (2011)
274,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Burundi French
8,575,172 (2011)
201,000 (2006)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Cameroon English, French
20,030,362 (2011)
298,000 (2008)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Cape Verde Portuguese
500,585 (2011)
382,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Central African Republic French, Sango
4,486,837 (2011)
52,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Chad Arabic, French
11,525,496 (2011)
31,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Comoros Arabic, French
753,943 (2011)
15,000 (2007)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Congo French
4,139,748 (2011)
85,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Côte d’Ivoire French
20,152,894 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
Dem. Rep. Congo French
67,757,577 (2011)
53,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Equatorial Guinea French, Spanish
720,213 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
Eritrea Arabic, English
5,415,280 (2011)
84,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Ethiopia Amharic
84,734,262 (2011)
330,000 (2008)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Gabon French
1,534,262 (2011)
358,000 (2008)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Ghana English
24,965,816 (2011)
803,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Guinea-Bissau Portuguese
1,547,061 (2011)
30,000 (2007)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Guinea French
10,221,808 (2011)
30,000 (2007)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya English, Swahili
41,609,728 (2011)
1,469,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Lesotho English, Sotho
2,193,843 (2011)
414,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Liberia English
4,128,572 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
Madagascar French, Malagasy
21,315,135 (2011)
196,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Malawi Chewa, English
15,380,888 (2011)
746,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mali French
15,839,538 (2011)
169,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mauritania Arabic, French
3,541,540 (2011)
30,000 (2000)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mauritius English, French
1,286,051 (2011)
935,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Mozambique Portuguese
23,929,708 (2011)
2,224,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Namibia English
2,324,004 (2011)
984,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Niger Arabic, French
16,068,994 (2011)
66,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria English
162,470,737 (2011)
1,414,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Rwanda English, French, Kinyarwanda
10,942,950 (2011)
666,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
São Tomé and Principe Portuguese
168,526 (2011)
8,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Senegal Arabic, French
12,767,556 (2011)
875,000 (2007)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Seychelles English, French
86,000 (2011)
175,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Sierra Leone English
5,997,486 (2011)
39,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Somalia Arabic, English
9,556,873 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa Afrikaans, English, Sotho, Southern Ndebele, Swati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
50,586,757 (2011)
8,074,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
South Sudan English
10,314,021 (2011)
n/a
Sub-Saharan Africa
Sudan Arabic, English
34,318,385 (2011)
420,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Swaziland English, Swati
1,067,773 (2011)
868,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Tanzania English, Swahili
46,218,486 (2011)
783,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
The Gambia English
1,776,103 (2011)
91,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Togo French
6,154,813 (2011)
150,000 (2009)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Uganda English, Swahili
34,509,205 (2011)
946,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Zambia English
13,474,959 (2011)
815,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa
Zimbabwe English, Northern Ndebele, Shona
12,754,378 (2011)
2,239,000 (2010)
Sub-Saharan Africa

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