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Two thirds of the population live below the international poverty line of US$1.25 a day. The GDP per capita is $468 There are three official languages and they are French, English, and Malagasy. The population of Madagascar is 20,653,556 people in a land area of 226,597 square miles. In Madagascar there are four religions that are practiced and those are traditional religion, Christianity, Islam, and Hinduism.

Madagascar split from Africa approximately 160 million years ago. The first settlement in Madagascar was in about 200 and 500 A.D. from Asia. The settlers came by canoe. While in this green place i strongly suggest that you go to see the wildlife. But remember don't get to close it could end fatal.

Posted by ddougherty 08:00 Archived in Madagascar

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