Overview - Madagascar

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Capital:Antananarivo
Area:587,040 km²
Population:18,595,469 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):French (official), Malagasy (official).
Religion(s):Indigenous beliefs - 52%, Christian - 41%, Muslim - 7%.
Ethnic Group(s):Malayo-Indonesian, Cotiers (mixed African, Malayo-Indonesian, and Arab), French, Indian, Creole, Comoran.