Madagascar - MG

Name Madagascar (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes MG / MDG
Continent Africa
Continent code AF
Capital Antananarivo
Area 581795
DD coordinates -18.779268 / 46.834460
DMS coordinates -18°46'45.36" S / 46°50'4.05" E
UTM coordinates 38K 693356.21193953 7922599.0741865
Total cities 792
Flag of Madagascar

Madagascar on map

Madagascar is a part of the Africa continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Madagascar, is MG.

It's territory covers an area of 581795 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Antananarivo, the capital city of Madagascar. On nationwide level, English is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Malagasy. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 31640 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 836 km. Madagascar merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 600 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 261 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use MGA as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Madagascar live according to the Indian/Antananarivo time zone, which is also the one used in Antananarivo.

More about Madagascar

Official languages English
Nationalities Malagasy
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .mg
Phone codes 261
Currencies MGA
Life expectancy males Ø 65,1 years
Life expectancy females Ø 68,3 years
Birthrate 32,7 ‰
Deathrate 6,1 ‰
Males/Females 49,9%/50,1%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 4346,4 M $
Importations 4840,0 M $
Tourism receipts 951,50 M $
Unemployment rate 1,9%
Inflation rate 5,61%
Corruption index 25 (very bad)
Energy consumption 1,6 bn kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas 2272 km²
71% Agricultural areas 418037 km²
21% Forest 125916 km²
0% Water areas 5495 km²
7% Others 41070 km²


Roadways 31640 km
Railways 836 km
Waterways 600 km
Commercial harbors 28
Airports 84

Madagascar cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 792):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
MEX Flag of Mexico Mexico North America Mexico City 16801 km
KIR Flag of Kiribati Kiribati Oceania - 16778 km
USA Flag of United States United States North America - 15826 km
PYF Flag of French Polynesia French Polynesia Oceania Papeete 15590 km
GTM Flag of Guatemala Guatemala North America Guatemala City 15455 km
BLZ Flag of Belize Belize North America Belmopan 15285 km
SLV Flag of El Salvador El Salvador North America San Salvador 15270 km
PCN Flag of Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands Oceania - 15188 km
HND Flag of Honduras Honduras North America Tegucigalpa 15013 km
NIC Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua North America Managua 14850 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
MYT Flag of Mayotte Mayotte Africa - 686 km
COM Flag of Comoros Comoros Africa Moroni 875 km
REU Flag of Reunion Reunion Africa - 945 km
MUS Flag of Mauritius Mauritius Africa - 1147 km
MOZ Flag of Mozambique Mozambique Africa Maputo 1191 km
MWI Flag of Malawi Malawi Africa Lilongwe 1473 km
SWZ Flag of Swaziland Swaziland Africa - 1795 km
SYC Flag of Seychelles Seychelles Africa Victoria 1825 km
ZWE Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Africa Harare 1860 km
TZA Flag of Tanzania Tanzania Africa Dodoma 1891 km

There are many ways to find how far is Madagascar (MG) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Madagascar to Haversine
North pole 12096 km 7516 mil
Equator 5519 km 3429 mil
South pole 7919 km 4921 mil
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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Madagascar and Mexico is 16801 kilometers or 10440 miles.
The most smallest distances between Madagascar and Mayotte is 686 kilometers or 426 miles.
We found information about 792 cities.
The capital of MG is Antananarivo with population in 2021 over 2610000 people.
The area of Madagascar (MG) is 581795 square kilometers.
Yes, Madagascar is part of the continent of Africa.
Official name of MG is The Republic of Madagascar.
Madagascar has approximately 84 airports.